March also marks Women’s History Month – a time to highlight women’s contributions to society in history and emphasize the impact girls and women will continue to have in the future. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are some women who made history during the 2023 Academy Awards–
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Empowering Women, Empowering the World: Celebrating International Women’s Day
International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8th each year, is a global event that recognizes the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.
Hearing: The Equal Rights Amendment; How Congress Can Recognize Ratification and Enshrine Equality in Our Constitution
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment and SJ Res 4, the first hearing on the ERA since the 1980s!
Honoring Latina Equal Pay Day
DECEMBER 8, 2022 is Latina Equal Pay Day. For every $1 a white man makes in the U.S., a Latina woman (on average) makes around 54 cents. This means that to make the same amount as their white male counterparts do in one calendar year, a Latina must work another 342 days. That’s almost two full years.
Toxic masculinity on campus
Toxic masculinity is everywhere – including on my college campus. While as a society, we’ve paid more attention to the idea that men are conditioned to be macho, strong and emotionless, it doesn’t mean that young people have fixed it.
ERA Coalition Statement on Passage of the Respect for Marriage Act
Access to abortion was not the only issue to come under attack after the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in their Dobbs decision; same sex marriage was also highlighted by the court as fodder for repeal.