By Velu Ochoa Raising a family is a rewarding yet demanding journey; in the United States, many families face numerous challenges that make the journey even more arduous. From financial struggles to inadequate social support systems, expensive child care, and a lack of family-friendly policies, the obstacles can feel overwhelming. Addressing these challenges is crucial … Continue reading Promoting Equality and Empowering Families: The Impact of the Equal Rights Amendment
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The ERA and workers’ rights: A match made in equality
One critical area where the ERA could make a significant impact is in protecting workers’ rights, including LGBTQ workers’ rights.
Feminism in Sports: the Breakthroughs and the Setbacks
Women’s and girls’ participation in sports is on the rise. With the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup right around the corner, there has been a lot of conversation about not only the United States Women’s National Team’s (USWNT) chances of bringing home a fifth World Cup title but their fight for equal pay.
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.
Celebrating and taking action on Native women’s equal pay day
By Sana Mamtaney To make the same amount that white, non-Hispanic males were paid in 2021, Native women had to work until today, November 30, 2022. It takes 22 months, nearly two years, for a Native woman to earn what a white man makes in just a year. That’s why today is Native Women’s Equal … Continue reading Celebrating and taking action on Native women’s equal pay day
Black Women’s Equal Pay Day 2022
Wage justice is racial justice.
Wage justice is gender justice.