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UniteWomen.org partners with Women’s March on Washington

UniteWomen.org is proud to announce our partnership with the Women’s March on Washington and it's sister marches around the country. In April of 2012, women across the country came together to organize Unite Against The War on Women, with 55 rallies in 45 states. This was a grassroots effort to stand against the plethora of laws introduced across the country eroding the rights of women and the...


UniteWomen.org ACTION endorses Hillary Clinton and Democrats

UniteWomen.org ACTION was established in February of 2012 to combat the Republican attacks on women’s rights on the federal and state levels. Our continued effort has highlighted the efforts by Republicans to not only diminish our rights but to block any progress toward equality. We have also highlighted the efforts by President Obama and Democrats to push for progressive values and further our ...


Equal Pay – Laws of Two Nations

Republican Senators have introduced a watered down, toothless bill designed to address the problem of pay equity. S. 875, a six page bill, is deceptively entitled the "Workplace Advancement Act." This bill is but yet another Republican sponsored amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938; an act which stood for 60 years and offered workplace protections for all Americans until it was gutted...


Misogyny, Racism and Loretta Lynch

UniteWomen.org® ACTION calls on the U.S. Senate to immediately vote to confirm Loretta Lynch, President Obama’s nominee for U.S. Attorney General. Sign NARAL's petition to vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination now! What is truly behind the U.S. Senate holding up a vote for confirming Loretta Lynch? A vote to confirm her has already been delayed longer than any nominee in recent history. • ...


Women’s Rights: An Artist’s Perspective – Sally Edelstein

UniteWomen.org is pleased to announce the seventh of twelve featured artists in our online art show Women’s Rights – An Artist’s Perspective. A Storms Approaching by Sally Edelstein ARTIST’S STATEMENT As a storm approaches the Republican National Convention, women are already in the eye of the storm. Today women are being moved around like so pawns in a political game that seems t...


No Time for Reflection – A Game Plan for 2014

An anniversary is a great time to reflect on one’s past. I wrote a piece last month that reflects on our accomplishments of 2013:   The goals of 2014 are far too critical to dwell on our past.  Legislation and rhetoric against our rights is occurring at an increasing rate already this year.  How do we stop this momentum?   Consider that mid-term election funding for Republican ...


The Truth About The Shutdown Strategy

The U.S. House is now passing piecemeal legislation to open parts of the government that will give them the best photo ops, headlines and put Democrats in a position to seem heartless if they refuse to play. The media and talking points are taking away from what’s really at issue for the majority of Americans. Let’s look beyond their simple messaging by assessing their actual budget: ...


Women and Future of American Democracy

We’ve all heard about the war against women. What hasn’t gotten the same amount of press is that the war goes beyond reproductive health to an attack on women’s most basic civil rights. Ninety-two years ago, the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution granted American women the right to vote in national and local elections. The amendment is beautiful in its brevity and clarity: ...


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