Help Us Fight Back Against Efforts to Roll Back Gender Justice

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and this week at SCOTUS, emergency abortion care.

Our lawyers are waging strategic fights that make clear what is at stake for people who can become pregnant and seek to bolster our fundamental rights to control our lives, futures, and destinies.

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NWLC In The Press

Child Care Programs Need Coronavirus Funding, Advocates Urge Congress

"Child care is so essential to our economy and central to family well being," Karen Schulman, The National Women's Law Center's (NWLC) child care and early learning research director, tells Romper. "And it is already very vulnerable,...

Even in the #MeToo age, this woman got nowhere trying to fight back against harassment

It can be illegal for employers like Chikara Mochi to fail to protect employees from sexual harassment and then to fire them when they learn of such complaints, said Sunu P. Chandy, legal director for...

Harvey Weinstein Is Convicted of Rape in Case That Sparked #MeToo

#MeToo advocates stress that the movement is about more than the Weinstein trial. “These really brave women have unleashed something that is bigger than anything we could have ever predicted,” said Fatima Goss Graves, the president...

Nondisclosure Agreements Have a Valid Purpose, But They Can Also Be Misused, Experts Say

NDAs have also been used in employment disputes to help resolve or preempt litigation, but since their ability to be weaponized to conceal pervasive sexual harassment was revealed by the #MeToo movement, many in the...

Why women are wearing “ERA Yes” buttons at the State of the Union

If the ERA is ratified, advocates say it would give people more tools when they challenge discriminatory laws or practices in court. Federal courts have interpreted the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment as...

Advocates rally to get Philadelphia School District to publicize mental health resources for students

"Mental health advocates rallied outside a meeting of the Philadelphia Board of Education on Thursday, protesting what they see as a broken promise to help students find mental health resources. The nonprofit organizations involved —...