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Ending the pushout of women in scientific research

February 20, 2019 | by

  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...
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KQED: Fresno Janitors Sue Employer, Alleging Continued ‘Rape on the Night Shift’

February 13, 2019 | by

Bay Area NPR affiliate KQED featured a segment and published an article about ERA’s new lawsuit against janitorial company ABM, including coverage of our press conference upon filing in Fresno. The... read more

Fresno Bee: ‘I spent many years suffering.’ Women in Fresno allege sexual harassment at janitorial company

February 13, 2019 | by

The Fresno Bee ran an article about ERA’s filing of a lawsuit against janitorial company ABM, including video coverage of our press conference in Fresno, which featured remarks from 2 of our clients... read more

Washington Post: Amazon, Bank of America and Facebook are under pressure to reveal their median gender pay gap

February 13, 2019 | by

The Washington Post Press ran an article about a campaign Equal Rights Advocates is co-sponsoring with Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative and international advocacy investment firm Arjuna... read more

AP: 12 U.S. Banks and Tech Giants Targeted with “Median Gender Pay Gap” Shareholder Proposal

February 13, 2019 | by

The Associated Press ran an article about a campaign Equal Rights Advocates is co-sponsoring with Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative and international advocacy investment firm Arjuna Capitol,... read more

USA Today: ‘I don’t know if I would feel comfortable.’ Students afraid to study abroad under Title IX proposal

February 7, 2019 | by

USA Today interviewed ERA Staff Attorney Maha Ibrahim for an article about the possible impact on U.S. study abroad programs if regulations to Title IX proposed by the Trump Administration take... read more

Dear Betsy: We have a LOT to say.

January 24, 2019 | by

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...
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Allure Magazine, Refinery29, etc.: New Lipstick Honors RBG, Gives to Women’s Rights Organizations

January 22, 2019 | by

Allure Magazine, Refinery29, Elite Daily, PopSugar, and other outlets highlighted a new lipstick honoring Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the proceeds of which may be donated to Equal... read more

ERA Urges Congress: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act

January 11, 2019 | by

Equal Rights Advocates was one of 248 women’s rights, workers’ rights, and economic justice organizations from across the country to submit a letter to the U.S. House of Representatives urging the...
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FOX 40 (Sacramento): R. Kelly Docuseries Airs Amid Protection Push for Sexual Harassment Victims at State Capitol

January 8, 2019 | by

Fox 40 Sacramento aired a segment featuring an event co-hosted by Equal Rights Advocates at the California State Capitol to celebrate the 2018 legislative successes of the Stronger California... read more