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The Need for International Women's Rights Lawyers

The National Women’s Law Center began in 1972 and they have worked on a number of influential cases.

One of their previous cases included that of “a young woman raped by a male classmate in an Alabama middle school—after her school arranged for her to meet him in the bathroom to catch him in the act of harassment.” 73 more words

Human Rights Law

The Gender Pay Gap; Even Worse For Women Of Color

In the wake of Equal Pay Day, it’s important to keep in mind…that the pay gap is not a myth. To mark the occasion of Equal Pay Day, the National Women’s Law Center came out with a report showing how much the gap costs women over their lifetime. 340 more words


53 Years of "Equal Pay"

Yesterday (April 12), we all gathered around to celebrate the 79 cents every woman makes to their male counterparts dollar.

Hooray for progress.

Despite being mandated as law in 1963 via the… 285 more words


Contraception at the Supreme Court Today: What You Need to Know

Oral arguments in Zubik v. Burwell, a case about contraception and the Affordable Care Act, just got underway this morning at the Supreme Court of the United States. 672 more words

Women's Health

Why news of higher Obamacare premiums shouldn't worry women

Women receiving healthcare under President Obama’s Affordable Care Act may see the prices of their plans increase this year, but health experts warn that enrollees shouldn’t be spooked by the jump in price tag. 691 more words

Politics And Government

At the Intersection of Age and Sex Discrimination: Social Security

When candidates for the U.S. Presidency talk about cutting Social Security benefits, a lot of women worry. That’s because women suffer from the cumulative negative impact of sex and age discrimination. 455 more words


New Report Reveals Violations of Affordable Care Act’s Breastfeeding Benefits

New Report Reveals Violations of Affordable Care Act’s Breastfeeding Benefits
Source: National Women’s Law Center

A report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) exposes at least 20 insurance companies that are violating the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) breastfeeding benefits and identified troubling trends in insurance company compliance that are likely to be systemic nationwide.

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Legal And Law Enforcement