April 1, 2018

Stacking the Bench: Trump’s Dangerous Judicial Nominees

Federal courts decide legal rights and principles of critical importance to women, including the right to privacy, equal protection, anti-discrimination protections at work and at school, and protections for health and safety. Federal judges’ interpretation of

December 6, 2018

Trump Is Attacking Immigrant Families – But We Can Fight Back. Here’s How.

Since the first days of his administration, President Trump has unleashed an unrelenting stream of attacks against immigrant families, from attempts to end the DACA program to a new zero-tolerance policy and the Muslim Ban, and

December 5, 2018

Millennials and the Midterms

This is the sixth part of a year-long blog series that tackles the obstacles to wealth building that Millennial women face over their lifetimes. The goal is to unpack the forces that create the wealth gap

November 30, 2018

Save Our Courts, Save Our Democracy: Owning the Win

Since the Kavanaugh confirmation, we’ve continued to fight for fair-minded judges. Although the sheer number of Trump judges in the pipeline may feel incredibly daunting and hopeless, sometimes we need to sit and relish in our

November 29, 2018

Here’s an Effective Way to Challenge Betsy DeVos’ Attacks on Survivors

This page has been updated to reflect the addition of this NPRM to Regulations.gov. As you’ve almost certainly heard by now, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos recently released draft Title IX rules about sexual harassment (which includes

November 13, 2017

A Tax Plan That Hurts Women and Families

November 28, 2018

Help More Domestic Violence Survivors by Fighting Back Against the Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

Last month, the Trump administration published a proposed rule that would expand the current “public charge” test used when people apply to enter the country or for lawful permanent resident (green card) status, in a way

November 26, 2018

Choosing Transformation Over Neutrality in Philanthropy

As part of the annual celebration of National Philanthropy Day, U.S. chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals recognize individuals and organizations in their communities for their exemplary commitment to philanthropy. In November 2018 the Washington

November 26, 2018

Dr. Rachel Tudor, Transgender Woman Professor, Is Still Fighting for Justice in her Sex Discrimination Case – Here’s How We’re Fighting Back with Her

Just about one year ago, we told you why we were grateful for Dr. Rachel Tudor and celebrated her jury win in her discrimination case. Today, we recognize how she has remained resolute in her fight. The National

November 16, 2018

Three Reasons Why Betsy DeVos’s Proposed Title IX Rules Would Hurt Survivors

Update: The Title IX regulations referenced below were officially published on November 29, 2018. Betsy DeVos is at it again. Three months after the New York Times leaked a draft of her proposed rules on sexual

November 15, 2018

It’s 2018 and I Don’t Want to Get Pregnant Because I’m Terrified

It’s been 40 years since the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), which outlawed discrimination against pregnant women, employees who may become pregnant, or prospective employees who may become pregnant. However, 40 years later women

November 15, 2018

Four Things You Should Know About Women in Apprenticeships

This week is National Apprenticeship Week and November 15, 2018 is Women in Apprenticeships Day. The National Women’s Law Center is proud to support women and non-binary people who are working towards careers in skilled trades

November 14, 2018

Is Betsy DeVos Trying to Silence Student Activists?

Nearly two years into the Trump era, it’s no secret that members of the Trump administration use a variety of tactics to try to suppress unfavorable news coverage and activism in opposition to their seemingly endless

November 14, 2018

Help More Domestic Violence Survivors Survive by Strengthening Food Assistance

In 2017, 40 million people lived in a food-insecure household (meaning that their family struggled to acquire enough food to meet their family’s needs). Low-income individuals – including families with children, people with disabilities, veterans, adults