Women’s rights

How Far Has The Women’s Movement Moved In The Last 40 Years?

How Far Has The Women’s Movement Moved In The Last 40 Years? April 25, 2013 By Lenora M. Lapidus, Women’s Rights Project at 3:40pm Forty years ago, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) board of directors determined that women’s rights should be the organization’s highest priority. Then-executive director Aryeh Neier, created the ACLU Women’s Rights Project and named […]

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Reed v. Reed at 40: Equal Protection and Women’s Rights

orty years ago, Reed v. Reed was the first case in which the  Supreme Court applied the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution to  strike down a law that discriminated on the basis of sex. On November  17, 2011, this historic case was marked with a special panel discussion  about the past and future of […]

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