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Petition: Ask Gov. Brown to Sign Stronger California Bills


August 26 is Women’s Equality Day, which marks the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote. It is a day to recognize and lift up women’s political and... read more

Black Women’s Equal Pay Day: A Conversation with Christine Tervalon-Garrett


August 23, 2016 is Black women’s equal pay day, which marks how far into 2016 Black women must work to make what white men made in 2015. To address the pay gap faced by women, especially those of... read more

For all the girls who dream big, the 2016 Olympics delivered


This post was originally published in The New York Times’ Women in the World. It is co-authored by Noreen Farrell and Tuti Scott.  Forty-four years ago, the United States passed a law called Title... read more

On to the Governor: Domestic Worker Bill of Rights Passes Assembly


Today, the 2016 Domestic Worker Bill of Rights (SB 1015) passed an Assembly floor vote and heads to Governor Brown’s desk, marking an important step forward in the fight for domestic workers’... read more

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  • For all the girls who dream big, the 2016 Olympics delivered
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  • Athletes being denied due process in Title IX investigations?
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  • What a new equal pay law in Massachusetts could do for everyone, not just women
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  • Trump Family Has Very Predictable And Unhelpful Advice On Sexual Harassment
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