The Equal Rights Amendment: a step towards addressing sexual assault in the military

The ERA could help address sexual assault in the military by guaranteeing equal protections under the law. Currently, the 14th Amendment prohibits discrimination based on race, but not on the basis of gender. By adding the ERA to the Constitution, the law would explicitly prohibit discrimination based on gender and create a legal foundation for equal protection.

Period poverty and the Equal Rights Amendment: striving for menstrual equity

Period poverty, (the lack of access to sanitary products and adequate menstrual hygiene management), is an issue that disproportionately affects women and girls worldwide and other people who menstruate. In the fight for menstrual equity, the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) emerges as a crucial tool to promote gender equality and eradicate period poverty.