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Child Care & Early Learning

With seven in ten mothers in the workforce today, child care is essential. Families need affordable, high-quality child care and early learning so parents can keep working and children can get a strong start.

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Economic Justice

Because of employment discrimination, caregiving responsibilities, and other factors, women are over-represented in low-wage jobs and are at greater risk of poverty than men throughout their lives ― which means that families depending on women’s earnings

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Education & Title IX

All students should get the help they need to succeed in school and prepare for college and careers. But right now, too many girls confront challenges that undermine their success in school.

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Health Care & Reproductive Rights

Health care is key to women’s well-being and economic stability. We’ve got to make sure the new health care law keeps working for women ― and that politicians cease their relentless attacks on reproductive care.

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In the Movement

At the National Women’s Law Center, we believe that justice for her is justice for all. We will never achieve equality and opportunity for all women without centering those who face the most inequities in society—Black

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Judges

Courts decide key legal rights and principles that are critically important for women and their families ― so it’s essential that the United States has a diverse, fair, and independent judiciary.

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Workplace Justice

With women still paid only 82 cents for every dollar paid to men, it’s clear that we have a long way to go to make the workplace fair for women in the United States.

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