Washington, DC –– Today upon learning that the Senate did not vote for cloture on SJ Res 4, the bipartisan resolution to affirm the validity of the Equal Rights Amendment, ERA Coalition and Fund for Women’s Equality President and CEO Zakiya Thomas released the following statement: “A bipartisan majority of Senators are now on record … Continue reading ERA Coalition Statement on the Senate Failing to Advance Bipartisan Resolution to Affirm the Equal Rights Amendment and Remove the Time Limit
Stalking and human trafficking in the Indigenous community
As Native women in the United States experience some of the highest rates of violent victimization for stalking and sex trafficking, the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center (NIWRC) strongly supports the efforts to raise awareness of these crimes and offer resources to support survivors.
ERA Coalition/Fund for Women’s Equality Statement on the Outcome of the Midterm Elections
It’s clear that women voters and allies turned out in high numbers in support of equality, bodily autonomy, and voting rights this election cycle. We congratulate the 26 ERA Certified candidates that have been called as winning their respective races and celebrate ballot measures across the country showing that voters support reproductive rights and care by unmistakable majorities.
Inclusive equality for the Empire State
The New York Assembly took a first step this summer toward adding an Equal Rights Amendment to the state Constitution when New York Governor Kathy Hochul called the State Legislature into an Extraordinary Session.
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2022
Wage justice is racial justice.
Wage justice is gender justice.
Talking about rights
By talking about Black History Month through the lens of what Black people are really going up against, we are forcing white supremacy to own up to how Black people have the rights, or rather lack thereof, that they do because of systemic racism and oppression by White heteropatriarchal systems.