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March 8, 2021

NWLC Responds to Biden’s Executive Orders on Gender Justice

#8220;The White House announcements establishing the much-needed Gender Policy Council, as well as launching a review of the Department of Education’s policies regarding sexual harassment in schools, are important advances to both undo the harm of

March 5, 2021

NWLC, NAPAWF, SisterLove, Inc., NLIRJ File Amicus Brief In Irwin County Detention Center Case

Today, the National Women’s Law Center, the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, SisterLove, Inc., and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice submitted an amicus brief in support of the plaintiffs in Oldaker v. Giles, 20-cv-224 (M.D.

March 3, 2021

Sexual Harassment Allegations Against N.Y. Governor Cuomo Demand an Independent, Thorough, and Transparent Investigation, Says NWLC

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “The multiple allegations of sexual harassment against New York Governor Cuomo demand an independent, nonpartisan, thorough, and

February 27, 2021

NWLC Responds to House Vote on Coronavirus Relief Package

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “The package passed by the House today is a critical rescue effort for the entire country.

February 25, 2021

National Civil Rights Groups Challenge Medicaid Work Requirements

(Washington D.C.) – Former Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Alex Azar’s implementation of new work requirements failed to consider the negative health impacts the loss of Medicaid coverage would have on women

February 25, 2021

NWLC Calls on Senate to Pass The Equality Act

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement from Fatima Goss Graves, president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “The Equality Act is a vital step toward closing the gaps in our laws that leave

February 24, 2021

‘me too.’ International, the National Women’s Law Center, and TIME’S UP Foundation Launch “We, As Ourselves” in Support of Black Survivors

For press inquiries, please contact: ‘me too.’ International: Denise Beek, press@metoomvmt.org National Women’s Law Center: Gillian Branstetter, gbranstetter@nwlc.org TIME’S UP Foundation: Jae Aron, press@timesupnow.org The new initiative, timed with Black History/Black Futures Month, aims to challenge prevailing and harmful

February 16, 2021

Pregnant Workers Fairness Coalition Applauds House Reintroduction of the Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and Urges Swift Passage

WASHINGTON, D.C., February 16, 2021 — Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY), Bobby Scott (D-VA), Jaimie Herrera-Beutler (R-WA), and Lucy McBath (D-GA) announced the reintroduction of the bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). As

February 12, 2021

NWLC Responds to Biden Reversal of Trump-Era Medicaid Work Requirements

(Washington, D.C.) On February 12, the Biden administration notified states of its intent to revoke waivers allowing states to condition Medicaid coverage on fulfillment of work requirements. The decision to do so returns the federal government

February 5, 2021

ADVOCATES CALL ON NFL COMMISSIONER TO RELEASE FINAL WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM INVESTIGATION REPORT

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, ahead of the Super Bowl, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Futures Without Violence, National Women’s Law Center (NWLC), and TIME’S UP Foundation urged NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to publicly release findings

February 2, 2021

In Defense of Black Survivors Statement and Open Letter

For press inquiries, please contact: ‘me too.’ International: Denise Beek, press@metoomvmt.org National Women’s Law Center: Gillian Branstetter, gbranstetter@nwlc.org TIME’S UP Foundation: Jae Aron, press@timesupnow.org Today, ‘me too.’ International, the National Women’s Law Center, and TIME’S UP

January 28, 2021

The Paycheck Fairness Act and Raise the Wage Act Will Help Women Build Economic Security

(Washington, D.C.) This week Congress reintroduced the Paycheck Fairness Act and the Raise the Wage Act, two pieces of critical legislation that advance racial and gender equity and address the economic pain that is falling disproportionately