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  • Democratic Womens Working Group Discusses the State of Women in the US
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    Democratic Women's Working Group on Women in the U.S.

    On the day of President Trump’s State of the Union address, Representative Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) and other members of the Democratic Women’s Working Group talked about the state of women…

  • House Democrats Reintroduce Paycheck Fairness Act
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    House Democrats on Paycheck Fairness Act

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was joined by other House Democrats and equal pay activists to reintroduce the Paycheck Fairness Act, ten years after the signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay…

  • Congressional Democrats Tell President Stop the Disrespect on Twitter
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    Congressional Democrats on President Trump's Tweets

    House Democratic women reacted to President Trump’s Twitter attack against MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski that morning.

  • The Atlantic Presents The Shriver Report
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    The Shriver Report, Morning Session

    The morning session of the Shriver Report forum included introductory remarks by Maria Shriver and Neera Tanden. Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and Barbara Ehrenreich participated in a panel discussion…

  • Violence Against Women Act
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    Violence Against Women Act

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Democratic women held a press briefing to focus on the House Republican proposal to pay for student loan interest rate, which would cut…

  • Stand Up for Womens Health Rally
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    Stand Up for Women's Health Rally

    Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and more than 20 other organizations held a rally to oppose proposals by House Republicans to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

  • emWomen Lead the Wayem
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    Women Lead the Way

    Linda Tarr-Whelan talked about her book Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World (Berrett-Koehler Publishers; October 1, 2009). She talked about the the problem of gender inequality in leadership…

  • Economic Security of Women
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    Economic Security of Women

    A panel discussion was held on the effect of the economic downturn on the employment and economic security of women. Policy options discussed included: women’s participation in…

  • Equal Pay for Women
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    Equal Pay for Women

    Witnesses testified about equal pay for women. Among the topics they addressed were the amount of time a woman works to earn the equivalent of a man for one year, proposed legislation to…

  • Equal Pay for Equal Work Rally
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    Equal Pay for Equal Work Rally

    Participants talked about inequality between men’s and women’s pay and voiced their support for the paycheck fairness act being considered by Congress.

  • Social Security Report Reaction
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    Social Security Report Reaction

    Standing in front of the Capitol, women spoke to reporters about proposals to privatize Social Security benefits and the potential impact of such plans on women. Following their remarks…

  • Pay Equity
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    Pay Equity

    Participants talked to reporters about the pay equity gap between men and women. They announced legislation designed to help narrow the income disparity between men and women. Following…

  • Gender Pay Equity
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    Gender Pay Equity

    On “Equal Pay Day,” President Clinton announced several initiatives to narrow the wage gap between men and women. He also commented upon the Los Alamos fire, which he declared a federal…

  • Women and Pay Equity
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    Women and Pay Equity

    President Clinton commemorated the 35th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s signing of the Equal Pay Act. He and other speakers urged passage of legislation to strengthen the laws that…

  • Gender Pay Equity
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    Gender Pay Equity

    Vice President Gore, Secretary Herman and others gathered to highlight continuing gender pay inequities. They stressed the impact of this problem on working women and their families and called…