April 5, 2019

Speaking Up for Survivor Justice in the Senate

On April 2, 2019, the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) held a hearing on campus sexual assault and ensuring students safety and rights in the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. 

April 5, 2019

Speaking Up for Equality in the House of Representatives

NWLC Legal Director Sunu P. Chandy testified in support of the Equality Act before the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Her written testimony is

April 4, 2019

How We’re Fighting to Save the Affordable Care Act

Right now, a lawsuit is making its way through the federal courts in Texas that may determine the future of our entire health care system – and shockingly few people know about it. A group of

April 3, 2019

Mitch McConnell Is Changing Senate Rules to Push Through Trump’s Nominees

nbsp; Yesterday, the Senate Republicans tried to force through a rule change that slashes the time for Senators to discuss and consider a nominee for federal district judge or a sub-cabinet post from 30 hours to

March 29, 2019

Can We Rewrite the Shameful History of Undervaluing Child Care Workers?

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, we want to recognize child care workers. Why? Because child care workers are an essential, but often left behind, part of our economy — and because women, disproportionately

March 22, 2019

Better Together: A High Minimum Wage + Strong Earned Income Tax Credit

This Women’s History Month, I’d like to take a moment to honor some kickass sisters who share both a gene pool and a drive to change the world: Sarah and Angelina Grimké. The Mirabal sisters. Serena

March 19, 2019

A Timeline of (Some of) The Trump-Pence Administration’s Attacks on Birth Control

In June 2018, we filed a lawsuit against the University of Notre Dame and the Trump-Pence administration for illegally teaming up in order to deny Notre Dame students and staff their birth control coverage. As we

March 19, 2019

Trump Is Paying for His Tax Cuts on the Backs of Women and Families

Yesterday, Trump released more details on his FY2020 proposal, attempting to justify billions of cuts to healthcare, nutrition, and more under the pretext that “it is imperative that the Congress take meaningful action to refocus Federal priorities and reign in

March 17, 2019

Welcome to the New NWLC!

The onslaught of threats to the rights of women and girls over the past few years has been challenging, to say the least. But we aren’t just resisting these threats. We’re beating them. In the last

March 15, 2019

Courts Continue to Slam the Trump Administration’s Decision to Include Citizenship Question in 2020 Census

Multiple lawsuits have challenged the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 Census, another court struck down the decision, and the Supreme Court will even take up the issue. It’s a lot over one short

March 14, 2019

Five Reasons Why the Equality Act Would Be Huge for LGBTQ People and Women

Under the Trump Administration, LGBTQ people have been under attack in subtle and blatant ways, from quietly leaving off questions on sexual orientation and gender identity from demographic surveys, to rolling back protections for trans students.

March 12, 2019

Bathroom Restrictions on Transgender Students Violate the U.S. Constitution and Title IX

At NWLC, we’re committed to fighting back against sex discrimination in schools, workplaces, and elsewhere. That’s why we’re proud to highlight two recent amicus briefs that we filed in support of transgender students and their counsel