Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE
Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy    JOINDONATE

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Women marching to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment
The majority of Americans mistakenly believe that women and men are guaranteed equal rights under the U.S. Constitution. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) would, once and for all, guarantee constitutional equality between men and women. Its ratification would provide the constitutional guarantee that all men and women are truly equal under the law and that...
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Violence Against Women Act
By a margin of 244 to 172, the U. S. House of Representatives voted to reauthorize the bipartisan Violence Against Women Act, which had lapsed in 2019. The renewed VAWA makes important changes that will strengthen prevention measures and support for survivors, aim to reduce gun violence that targets women, and direct additional resources and...
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CSW58 will be held from March 10-21, 2014, at United Nations Headquarters in New York. The priority theme is “Challenges and Achievements in the Implementation of the Millennium Development Goals for Women and Girls.” The Commission will also evaluate progress in the implementation of the agreed conclusions from CSW55 in 2011 on “Access and participation of women...
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