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Dendrofemonology and an ERA Coalition convening

By Elisa Parker, ERA Coalition Policy and Partnerships Team Last Friday, more than 50 of our ERA Coalition partners who are leading the way on intersectional sex equality came together at Vital Voices, a Global Embassy for Women in Washington, D.C., as part of the 4-day art activation event Dendrofemonology:…

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UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE REPORTS THE NEED FOR THE EQUAL RIGHTS AMENDMENT IN THE UNITED STATES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 6, 2023Contact: cwest@ercoalition.org Washington, DC - The Human Rights Committee of the United Nations calls upon the U.S. Government to include explicit protection against sex and gender-based discrimination through an Equal Rights Amendment, following statements from the ERA Coalition, Equality Now, and other leading rights organizations last…

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School dress codes, Title IX, and the Equal Rights Amendment

School dress codes, Title IX, and the Equal Rights Amendment

The freedom to express oneself through clothing is a fundamental aspect of individual liberty, allowing people to convey their personality, culture, and identity. However, the issue of dress codes in schools continues to be up for debate, and cases of girls being forced to go back home and change are…

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ERA Coalition staff and others at the United Nations to talk about the Equal Rights Amendment

The ERA Coalition brings the fight for constitutional equality to the UN

The 139th International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) session marked a pivotal moment in the global pursuit of human rights and equality. Representatives from around the world convened to address pressing issues to advance civil and political rights. Bettina Hager, Chief of Policy and Programs for the ERA…

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Empowering survivors and victims of domestic violence through the Equal Rights Amendment

Domestic violence remains a pressing issue worldwide, affecting countless individuals and families. Studies consistently reveal that women and girls are disproportionately affected by domestic violence, experiencing physical, emotional, and economic abuse at higher rates than men. This alarming disparity highlights the need for legal and societal changes to address the…

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Latina Equal Pay Day: ERA Now

Latina Equal Pay Day is a reminder of the ongoing wage disparities faced by Latinas in the United States. Falling on October 5 this year, Latina Equal Pay Day symbolizes the extended period that Latinas must work to catch up to their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts in terms of earnings…

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It's not you, it's the wage gap!

The National Partnership for Women & Families is releasing two important pieces of wage gap research. In the fact sheet America’s Women and the Wage Gap, they dive into the details behind why women are paid 78 cents for every dollar paid to men and what can be done to close…

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Equal Rights Amendment Centennial Convention: A Multigenerational Push in Seneca Falls

Remember to register to attend this Sept 26 CWI noon Zoom meeting at this Registration Link. Generation Ratify, a youth led group, focusing on getting the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) into the US Constitution arranged the 100 year celebration of the first introduction of the ERA at the ERA Centennial Convention in…

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So you want to talk about the ERA…Good luck

By Meaghan Kiely, Policy and Partnerships Intern Growing up as a girl who was always fascinated by government and politics, of course I read all of those “Who/What Was” historical children's books. You know, the ones with the caricature of whatever historical figure or event they talked about on the…

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What the ERA means to me: Eve

By Eve Palmer, Policy and Partnerships Intern After 100 years, the Equal Rights Amendment has still not been added to the Constitution. However, what is arguably even more unsettling is how little people know about the current status of the amendment and constitutional sex equality. Though I spent my summer…

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