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Equal Rights Advocates protects and expands economic and educational access and opportunities for women and girls.

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Ending the pushout of women in scientific research


  We’re partnering with women scientists at the Scripps Research Institute to create innovative new policies for curbing sexual harassment in academic sciences and research. The academic sciences... read more

VIDEO: 5 New Anti-Sexual Harassment Rights for CA Workers


Starting Jan. 1, 2019,  California workers have 5 new rights to protect against workplace sexual harassment, and make it easier for you to come forward and seek justice if you do experience... read more

Urge your legislators: Support the Paycheck Fairness Act!


It’s easy to forget just how much the gender wage gap steals from each of us over the course of our lives. But let’s really let this number sink in: $700,000. That’s how much the average U.S.... read more

Dear Betsy: We have a LOT to say.


Gender justice champions from every walk of life crowded into Equal Rights Advocates’ tent at the 2019 Women’s March in Oakland. Even after spending all morning marching and chanting, people... read more

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  • KPIX: Aide to Sen. Kamala Harris Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Settlement
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  • Governing Magazine: As Protection for Pregnant Workers Falter in Congress, States Step Up
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