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What Fighting For Women’s Rights Will Look Like In 2020

"During our last staff meeting of 2019, I told the team at the National Women’s Law Center that I planned to take two full weeks off before we started the new year. I explained how...

Women and LGBTQ voters in SC say lawmakers don’t care about them, poll finds

Ninety-two percent of Democrats and 86 percent of Republicans said they’d like to see lawmakers pass a bill to provide new parents with greater access to break times and private places to pump milk in...

Democrats Are Finally Getting Serious About Helping Americans Balance Work and Family

“The common denominator,” said Melissa Boteach, NWLC’s vice president for income security and child care/early learning, “is money. You can’t seriously be thought to have a child care plan that addresses these principles unless you’re...

#MeToo ‘is bigger than one man’: How the Harvey Weinstein trial impacts the movement

Sharyn Tejani, director of the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund, an organization that helps connect women who have faced workplace sexual harassment with legal representation, said the Weinstein case has certainly been very important in...

Time’s Up fund has linked 4,000 alleged sexual harassment victims with attorneys

"As Oprah was on stage saying Time's Up ... we got over 200 calls just in those couple of hours," co-creator of the fund Fatima Goss Graves said. Since 2018, they've raised $24 million in...

Everyone Benefits from Affordable Childcare — Even Those of Us Without Kids

The care work that women, and especially women of color, perform has been undervalued in the United States for centuries — often precisely because it is women, and especially women of color, who do it....