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I Need The ERA Because…Paid Care is a Right – Gender Equality and the Care Economy

July 4, 2024

For more than a century, feminists have realized that omitting sex discrimination from the Constitution presents a major barr...

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Reporting on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) – US Factsheet

April 9, 2024

This factsheet is a quick guide for communications and media professionals who are looking to cover female genital mutilation...

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I need the ERA because…without the ERA, the US violates international law

March 8, 2024

In October 2023, the United States was reviewed by the United Nations Human Rights Committee, and for the first time, a UN tr...

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I need the ERA because… economic rights are human rights

March 5, 2024

In the United States, women do not have protections nor an explicit guarantee of equality on the basis of sex or gender withi...

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I need the ERA because…LGBTQ+ rights are human rights 

June 28, 2023

Because discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation is sex discrimination, the ERA will make it much...

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Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting in Canada

April 27, 2023

FGM/C is a traditional harmful practice that involves the partial or total removal of external female genitalia or other inju...

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I need the ERA because…a girl is not a wife – Child marriage

August 26, 2022

It is estimated by Unchained at Last that about 300,000 children were married in the United States between 2000 and 2018, the...

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I need the ERA because…reproductive rights are human rights – Abortion

August 26, 2022

By rightfully framing access to reproductive healthcare, including access to legal abortion, as fundamental to ensuring gende...

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I need the ERA because… I have the right to bodily integrity – FGM

August 26, 2022

Despite the prevalence of the practice in the USA and the persisting risk to many women and girls, 20% of American states do ...

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I need the ERA because… one in three women experience violence in her lifetime – Gender Based Violence

August 26, 2022

Data shows that marginalized communities, such as indigenous women, Black women, and young women will be disproportionately a...

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Online Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Nigeria

November 15, 2021

As one of Africa’s leaders on internet uptake with more than half of Nigeria’s population subscribing to the internet, Ni...

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Online Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Kenya

November 15, 2021

As one of Africa’s leaders on internet uptake, recording the highest internet penetration rate in Africa in 2020, Kenya’s...