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NWLC In The Press

School dress codes unfairly target Black girls. But students are fighting back

Dress Coded II: Protest, Progress and Power in D.C. Schools, the NWLC’s groundbreaking report on the issue, documents discrimination faced by Black girls attending public and charter schools in Washington, D.C., as well as their...

Introducing The 2019 Woke 100

As the president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, Graves champions gender equality in every facet of life. As a cofounder of the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, she helps pay legal fees...

Three questions every candidate should answer at the debate

"Millions of women will be watching on Tuesday. Moderators owe them the chance to hear about candidates' plans to tackle issues that directly affect their lives. Women are more than half of this country, and...

Supreme Court to Weigh In on Workplace, Civil Rights Disputes

How the court rules could shift the understanding of sex and gender stereotypes in the workplace and how far federal protections extend for all workers, said Sunu Chandy, legal director of the National Women’s Law...

Lawyers fight for everyday women bringing #MeToo complaints

“The Times Up fund, administered by the National Women’s Law Center, has received more than 3,670 requests for assistance and has funded 160 cases thanks to $24 million in donations… The law center’s president, Fatima...

Anti-LGBTQ Congressman Introduces Anti-Abortion Bill to Protect ‘Unborn Gay Children’

“There’s no indication that this would happen, first of all,” Leila Abolfazli, director of federal reproductive rights for the National Women’s Law Center, told Rewire.News. “I think the premise of the bill basically acknowledges that there’s...