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October 2, 2018

NWLC Reacts to DC Council Move to Repeal One Fair Wage for the District

(Washington, D.C.) Today, 8 of the 13 members of the DC Council voted to repeal Initiative 77, a ballot measure decisively approved by DC voters in June. Initiative 77 would have brought One Fair Wage to

October 2, 2018

NWLC Releases Sexual Harassment Toolkit Equipping K-12 Students to Advocate for Their Title IX Rights

(Washington, D.C.). The National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) is equipping students with a toolkit to advocate for their Title IX rights to be free from sexual harassment at school—a necessary and timely effort, given that, according

September 28, 2018

NWLC Calls for Full FBI Investigation, Says There’s No Deadline for Justice

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Despite thoughtful, painful and compelling testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford – and despite other allegations of

September 27, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh’s Record and Testimony Prove He Is Unfit to Serve on the Supreme Court, Says NWLC

The following statement is by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “In 1991, we watched as Anita Hill braved hearings designed to undermine and discredit her. Today, 27 years

September 27, 2018

NWLC Responds to Dr. Blasey Ford’s Powerful Testimony

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “Dr. Blasey Ford’s courageous testimony today was clear, compelling, and deeply credible. Senators today must make a

September 26, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Third Accusation of Sexual Misconduct By Brett Kavanaugh

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “Yet another survivor has bravely come forward with damning, horrific testimony of sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh. Republican

September 23, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Second Accusation of Sexual Assault Against Kavanaugh

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “Today, another brave woman – Deborah Ramirez – came forward with allegations of sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh.

September 23, 2018

Administration’s Proposed Public Charge Rule Undermines Our Core Values as a Nation, Says NWLC

(Washington, D.C.) Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that it would propose a rule dramatically changing the definition of “public charge.” The rule would prevent immigrant families from entering the country or obtaining legal

September 18, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s Decision to Not Testify Before the Senate Judiciary Committee

The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC): “We fully support Dr. Blasey Ford’s decision to not testify on Monday. Why would anyone choose to

September 16, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Revealed Identity of Woman Who Claims Sexual Violence Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

(Washington, D.C.) The following is a statement by Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center: “Christine Blasey Ford never asked to come forward and share her story about the sexual violence

September 14, 2018

NWLC Reacts to Allegation of Sexual Violence by Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

(Washington, D.C.) Recent reports have revealed an allegation of sexual violence by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The National Women’s Law Center opposed Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the Supreme Court prior to this allegation. The following

September 12, 2018

Wage Gap for Women Does Not Budge for Two Years in a Row, Being a Woman Still Increases the Odds of Being Poor in America, and Number of People Insured Holds Steady

(Washington, D.C.) For women across all races, the wage gap did not decrease by even one cent in 2017 and even increased for some, according to new analysis released today by the National Women’s Law Center