National Women's Law Center

The Center has worked for more than 40 years to protect and promote equality and opportunity for women and families. We champion policies and laws that help women and girls achieve their potential at every stage of their lives — at school, at work, at home, and in retirement. Our staff are committed advocates who take on the toughest challenges, especially for the most vulnerable women.

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Newswire article
Thursday, October 12, 2017
NWLC to Launch First National Legal Network to Battle Sex Discrimination
In response to extensive and unprecedented threats to women’s rights, the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) announced today that it is launching the first national legal network to combat sex discrimination faced by women and girls. The Legal Network for Gender Equity has initially recruited 75...
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Newswire article
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
The Administration’s Stay of Pay Data Collection Rule Sweeps Unequal Pay Under the Rug, Says NWLC
Today, the Trump Administration initiated a “review and immediate stay” of the equal pay data collection, an initiative requiring large companies to confidentially report to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) information about what they pay their employees by job category, sex, race...
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