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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations   With all the talk about Title IX lately, it only makes sense to shift our focus to the Olympics. Friday, July 27th marks the opening ceremonies of the … Continue reading

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By: Sarah Lindemann, Photography Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations Not many teenage girls would jump at the chance to wear spandex six days a week, but I asked “how high?” Joining a high school sports team helped to define … Continue reading

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By: Dani Nispel,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations The critics of Title IX are loud and proud: it’s a quota system that’s no longer necessary to level the playing field. Implicit in that statement is the … Continue reading

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By: Maggie Fridinger,  Program and Policy Intern National Council of Women’s Organizations This week women’s rights advocates have a reason to party.  June 23, 2012 marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  Over the … Continue reading

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