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The 10 points of the Women's Equality Agenda include:

  •     Protect a Woman’s Freedom of Choice by Ensuring that New York’s Abortion Law
        Reflects Federal Protections and Current Medical Practice
  •     Achieve Pay Equity
  •     Stop Sexual Harassment in All Workplaces
  •     Allow for the Recovery of Attorneys’ Fees in Employment and Credit and
        Lending Cases
  •     Strengthen Human Trafficking Laws
  •     End Family Status Discrimination
  •     Stop Source-of-Income Discrimination
  •     Stop Housing Discrimination for Victims of Domestic Violence
  •     Stop Pregnancy Discrimination Once and For All
  •     Protect Victims of Domestic Violence by Strengthening Order-of-Protection Laws

 

Public Policy News from AAUW-NYS

Visit the AAUW-NYS website often to get the latest information from AAUW-NYS Public Policy Vice President, Cynthia Herriott, Greater Rochester Area Branch

Public Policy National AAUW>>

 

Equity Issues in the News

AAUW strives to keep their members updated on issues that most affect women.  The following links will provide you with these issues.

                  I Am The Face of Pay Equity>>

                 Equity Issues in the News>>

 

ADVANCING EQUITY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS THROUGH ADVOCACY, EDUCATION, PHILANTROPHY, AND RESEARCH

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