April 9, 2008

Learn about Emergency Contraception, Because You Never Know…

by Jill Morrison, Senior CounselNational Women’s Law Center You’d be shocked (SHOCKED I tell you!) at the number of people who don’t know that there is something you can do if you have a birth control mishap

April 8, 2008

I Don’t Hate Women’s Sports, But . . .

by Neena Chaudhry, Senior Counsel  National Women’s Law Center Two recent pieces in school newspapers bemoaning Title IX caught my eye because of the hostility towards women and stereotypical views that they reflect. In “The Tyranny of

April 7, 2008

Weekly Round-Up

by Mary Robbins, Program AssistantNational Women’s Law Center Friday marked the 40th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Leaders and activists gathered in Memphis to commemorate the day “the whole nation flinched.”

April 2, 2008

Blog for Fair Pay Day

Women in the United States are still paid only 77 cents for every dollar earned by men. And for women of color, the numbers are even worse. African-American women earn 63 cents and Latinas earn 52 cents

April 1, 2008

The Media Gets It: Downturn Hitting Poor Women & Families Hard

by Joan Entmacher, Vice President for Family Economic Securityand Kristina Gupta, Policy Fellow  National Women’s Law Center We observed a few days ago that the poor finally made it to page one. This week, the media continues

April 1, 2008

Single-Sex Schools — It’s All About Context

by Robin Reed, Online Outreach ManagerNational Women’s Law Center There’s been a lot of discussion lately about single-sex education. NWLC Senior Counsel Fatima Goss Graves recently appeared on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” to discuss the impact of separating