Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex.

The U.S. Constitution doesn’t explicitly offer women discrimination protections. That stands in contrast with other constitutions from around the world, which set a legal standard for gender equality. But that could change with an amendment women’s rights advocates and lawmakers have been seeking to ratify for decades: the Equal Rights Amendment.

Earth Day: Linking gender equality and environmental protection

This Earth Day, we praise women who have championed the forgotten and voiceless among us by safeguarding ecosystems and animals and their habitats.
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Tax season is a reminder of the invisible discrimination of pay inequity

Tax season feels ostensibly like a chore. But for many working Americans, April is a reminder of the often invisible and blatant discrimination that exists in the U.S. labor force.
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Honor Women’s History Month by ratifying Equal Rights Amendment

What difference would the ERA make? Its ratification will reduce the power of the government to discriminate on the basis of sex.
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Start shedding Virginia’s intolerant past with Equal Rights Amendment ratification

Americans demand action, not words — and action is required now. Virginia needs to step boldly in the direction of equality for all women and men.
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