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In the immediate aftermath of Trayvon Martin’s death, The Talk was a buzzphrase in many mouths.  The Talk – the cautions, warnings,...
By Alexandra Mazzeo*Yesterday, The Opportunity Agenda and the U.S. Human Rights Network hosted a telebriefing on two key human rights treaties and...
 Working America and the AFL-CIO recently launched the 2010 Ask a Working Woman survey. A similar survey has been done every 2 years, and in...
By Kyla Bender-BairdLast week, the Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) launched a new global index and ranking of women’s economic opportunity....
By Allie Bohm*As a colleague recently reminded me, our system of government was developed not to pass laws, but to make change slowly. Take, for...

News

  • September 5, 2010

    Center for Reproductive Rights: A look back at statistics from the 2010 legislative session demonstrates the myriad of ways that abortion and other reproductive freedoms have been limited over the past year. 


  • September 1, 2010

    The Times of India: Amendments to two laws governing adoption and guardianship now allow women to have equal rights.  A mother and a father can now both be appointed as guardians of adopted children, and married women who are separated from their...


  • August 26, 2010

    USA Today: Wal-Mart is facing a class action lawsuit stemming from charges that it pays women less than men, and that women have fewer opportunities and wait longer for promotions.


  • August 23, 2010

    Palm Beach Post: The U.S. Department of Justice is suing an anti-abortion protester in Florida, using a law called the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, or FACE.  FACE is designed specifically to prevent protesters from interfering with...


  • August 16, 2010

    NY Times: A new law will give victims of sex trafficking a second chance by clearing prostitution convictions from their records. Often the victims of violent crime, and sexual assault, many girls and women are forced into prostitution against their...