Court Rules Women Can’t Be Paid Less than Men Based on Past Wages

A federal appeals court ruled on Monday that relying on a woman's previous salary to determine her pay for a new job perpetuates disparities in the wages of men and women and is illegal when it results in higher pay for men. The ruling undercuts one of the key arguments employers have for allowing pay disparities between women and men [...]

2019-06-26T09:34:48+00:00April 11th, 2018|Equality, Legislation, News, Women|

‘Our Bodies, Ourselves’ Will Stop Printing New Editions

According to an article in the Boston Globe published on April 4, 2018, "the most recent print edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves will be its last, halting advancement in women’s health, contraception, and sexual awareness in 2011, as its authors shift to a Web-only presence and an all-volunteer model of advocacy." The decision is based on financial pressures, and the [...]

2019-07-16T07:37:40+00:00April 9th, 2018|Book, Health, Reproductive Justice|

Remarkable Women Whose Obituaries were Overlooked

Remarkable Women Whose Obituaries were Overlooked is the concept behind a new series introduced by The New York Times during National Women's History month this year. "Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. Now, we’re adding the stories of remarkable women." This is how the “Overlooked” project is described by Amisha Padnani and Jessica [...]

2018-04-05T07:34:45+00:00April 5th, 2018|Activism, Equality, History, Women|