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By: Maggie Fridinger,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations On May 23, 2012, I attended the Paycheck Fairness Act press conference on the Hill as a representative from the National Council of Women’s Organizations. Senators Patty Murray … Continue reading

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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations I need the Paycheck Fairness Act. We all do. I’m a junior in college and in two years, my job hunt begins. The prospect of only making 77 … Continue reading

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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations The National Council of Women’s Organization’s Women’s Health Task Force held a panel discussion this past Tuesday called, Blaming the Victim: A Discussion about Diseases and Conditions Women … Continue reading

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By Becky Mezzanotte In a world where I continually hear gripes about the political state of the U.S., I can always seem to find a small piece of silver lining somewhere. For the health care law that passed in March of 2010, … Continue reading

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By Kendra McCormick Throughout the economic crisis, many successful policies that improve women’s economic security and ensure our access to health care have been put in jeopardy. Even our right to vote is being attacked. However, I feel most threatened … Continue reading

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By Kendra McCormick The recession negatively impacts young people looking to enter the workforce for the first time, and as a recent college graduate, I can easily see how the recession is impacting my peers and me. I have experienced … Continue reading

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By Becky Mezzanotte It was not until I returned from living abroad in the Middle East that I realized just how much I actually cared about women’s rights. Prior to that point in my life, I lived in blissful ignorance … Continue reading

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By: Ashley Horne  To celebrate Women’s Equality Day, on August 26th, women’s groups are coming together to protect our Health and Economic Rights and to encourage women to vote in 2012.  Out vote has never been more important, and it seems only appropriate to … Continue reading

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