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  • Washington Journal Eleanor Smeal on Trump Administration Campus Sexual Assault Policy
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    Eleanor Smeal on Trump Administration Campus Sexual Assault Policy

    Feminist Majority Foundation president Eleanor Smeal talked about the Trump administration’s decision to review Obama-era rules on sexual assault policy on college campuses.

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  • Washington Journal Eleanor Smeal on Feminism and Campaign 2016
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    Feminism and Campaign 2016

    Eleanor Smeal talked about the role of women voters in the 2016 presidential election, as well as the generational divide among women and the possibility of electing the first woman…

    378 views
  • Diversity in Preservation
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    Diversity in Preservation

    Leaders of minority organizations, such as the NAACP and the Human Rights Campaign, talked about the importance of bringing diverse perspectives into historic preservation. They spoke about…

    203 views
  • Washington Journal Eleanor Smeal on the Status of Women in 2015
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    Status of Women in 2015

    Eleanor Smeal talked the status of women in 2015 and efforts to improve their rights and opportunities. She also spoke about a report on the issue that was released by the Clinton…

    463 views
  • Washington Journal Future of the Womens Rights Movement
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    Future of the Women's Rights Movement

    Eleanor Smeal talked about the Feminist Majority Foundation, which focuses on issues including women’s equality and reproductive health and publishes Ms. Magazine. She discussed the Supreme Court’s decision in the…

    915 views
  • Women in the Civil Rights Movement Part 2
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    Women in the Civil Rights Movement, Part 2

    Leaders of the civil rights movement discussed the contribution women have made to the movement to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington. They focused on the current situation and…

    285 views
  • Eleanor Smeal on Gender and Compensation
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    Eleanor Smeal on Gender and Compensation

    Eleanor Smeal spoke about gender issues in the workplace and statistics on employment compensation. She talked about the Working Families Flexibility Act, saying that it undermines employee…

    154 views
  • emMsem Magazine 40th Anniversary
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    Ms. Magazine 40th Anniversary

    Gloria Steinem spoke at Ms. Magazine’s 40th anniversary luncheon about reproductive rights, gay-lesbian issues, equal pay, domestic abuse, and the 2012 presidential election. She remarked about some of the progress by women,…

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  • Politics and Womens Rights
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    Politics and Women's Rights

    Panelists talked about the prospects for an increase in the number of women elected to public office in the 2012 elections. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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  • Feminist Majority Foundation Panel on Womens Vote in 2012
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    Feminist Majority Foundation Panel on Women's Vote in 2012

    Participants spoke about issues important to women in the 2012 election including women’s reproductive rights and a review of ballot measures affecting women. The Feminist Majority…

    354 views
  • Military Sexual Assault Litigation
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    Military Sexual Assault Litigation

    A news conference was held to announce the filing of a military sexual assault lawsuit with the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC. The case involved eight current and former members of…

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  • Womens Issues and the 2012 Election
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    Women's Issues and the 2012 Election

    Eleanor Smeal talked about the use of women’s rights such as contraception and abortion as campaign issues in the 2012 presidential race, and current state legislative efforts to restrict these rights. In her comments she said the…

    617 views
  • Democracy and Womens Rights
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    Democracy and Women's Rights

    The National Constitution Center and the National Women’s History Project celebrated the 85th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote, with a two-day event titled “Women Win…

    207 views
  • YWCA National Conference and Annual General Assembly
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    YWCA National Conference and Annual General Assembly

    Dolores Huerta spoke about her experiences organizing unions and immigration issues. In 1962, Cesar Chavez founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm…

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  • Memorial Service for Dorothy Height
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    Memorial Service for Dorothy Height

    Celebration of Life Service for Dr. Dorothy Height’s life story was told through stories, videos, photos and readings shared by her many friends and colleagues.

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  • Reporting and Investigation of Rape Cases
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    Reporting and Investigation of Rape Cases

    Witnesses testified about government information gathering of rape data on reported rapes and victimization surveys. They focused on problems in data gathering as well as the need to…

    1,232 views
  • 2010 National Organization for Women Conference
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    2010 National Organization for Women Conference

    Following welcoming speeches from Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, awards were presented by former NOW presidents. One award is presented to the authors of…

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  • Challenges Facing Women
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    Challenges Facing Women

    Gloria Steinem and others spoke at a conference on women’s issues. They spoke about progress made by the feminist movement and challenges still facing women. Among the topics they addressed…

    604 views
  • Womens Issues and the Obama Administration
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    Women's Issues and the Obama Administration

    White House advisers on women’s issues addressed a summit hosted by the Feminist Majority Foundation in partnership with the YWCA. They talked about the challenges facing women and the Obama…

    318 views
  • Afghan Women and Girls
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    Afghan Women and Girls

    Dr. Sima Samar reviewed the human rights conditions in Afghanistan, especially the deteriorating conditions of Afghan women and girls. Eleanor Smeal announced a new campaign to help Afghan…

    186 views
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