Tag Archives: Women

By: Julie Rhoad, President/CEO The NAMES Project Foundation/The AIDS Memorial Quilt   According to the CDC, at some pivotal point in her lifetime, one in 139 women will be diagnosed with HIV infection. For African American and Hispanic/Latina women, 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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