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Together We Thrive: A Better Future For All Women And Girls

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 10.20.2016 | Women
Valerie Jarrett

I've seen what works and what doesn't. We know what the solutions are and we have a blueprint for how we can continue to do the important research to find our way and ensure that every girl and every women has an opportunity to compete on an even playing field in this greatest country on earth.

Know What's Nasty? Trump's Toxic Impact On Our Children

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Trump seems to have forgotten that women are the majority of voters and that words like that land as gut punches across the nation. But this isn't the first time Trump has been oblivious to the impact of his words.

Why Women's Voices Count in this Election

Mama Bean | Posted 10.19.2016 | Women
Mama Bean

As I kiss my sleeping daughter on the cheek, I notice how she's changing. Tucked up in her bed, she is no longer the baby I cradled or the toddler that I pushed on the swing. She is a young girl with a big voice and thankfully, she's not afraid to use it.

Senators Continue To Press For Equal Pay For U.S. Women's Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.05.2016 | Sports

Two U.S. Senators are again wading into the equal pay fight between the U.S. Women’s National Team and soccer’s American governing body, and this ...

Want To Take A Major Chunk Out Of The Pay Gap? Stop Asking New Hires For Salary Histories

Lisa Maatz | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
Lisa Maatz

Employers need to start paying for what the position is worth to the company, not based on the salary history of their prospective hire.

California Expands Equal Pay Law To Include Protections For Race And Ethnicity

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

California employers will soon be required to prove that any difference in pay between workers is not based on their race or ethnicity, making the sta...

Women, It's OK To Shout It From The Rooftops: #ImWithHer!

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner

Hillary is wining and as she does it she's bringing all of us to the table -- and she's putting critically important policies that are too often overlooked and which lift our economy and our families front and center on the national agenda where they belong.

Ladies' Choice: TN Legislator Blames Women for Wage Gap

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Sharon Kay Edwards

It’s 2016. Two thousand and sixteen. Twenty freaking sixteen, and the struggle for equal pay is still one we’re fighting in Tennessee — despite ...

Wyoming Legislator Says The Pay Gap Is Simply 'A Fact Of Life'

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 09.16.2016 | Women

Surprise, surprise: A Republican state representative doesn’t believe the pay gap exists. In a recent interview with advocacy organization Better W...

We Need To Value Black Women's Labor

Linda Meric | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Linda Meric

Fifty-three years after Americans were promised equal pay, Black women are still far behind. But it is not too late to make up the difference. Let's move forward from this Labor Day demanding change.

This Woman Finally Figures Out How To Get Equal Pay

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.13.2016 | Comedy

However you break it down, women in the workforce are statistically making less than men. But what’s the answer? How do we fix this? Comedy duo Hone...

Equal Rights Amendment Fallacy

Rebecca Warner | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Rebecca Warner

VOTE for every single candidate on your ballot who advocates women's rights.

Eight Labor Days

Debra L. Ness | Posted 09.07.2016 | Women
Debra L. Ness

Today is the eighth and final Labor Day the country will celebrate with Barack Obama as its president. As we pay tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our nation, it's well worth taking a moment to appreciate this president's deep and enduring commitment to equal opportunity for women in the workplace and the impact it has had.

Sports Journalist Schools Dude Who Tried To Teach Her About Sports

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.01.2016 | Women

Mansplainers are no match for journalist Erin Riley. On Tuesday, the writer from Sydney, Australia, reacted on Twitter to a piece from The Herald Sun ...

Equal Doesn't Mean Equal Yet: Women's Equality Day, ERA And The Story of My Life

Gloria Feldt | Posted 08.26.2016 | Women
Gloria Feldt

This is where I came into the women's movement. And this is where I intend to go out--knowing that my life's mission to advance women to full equality in this world is safe because the women of America have the Equal Rights amendment.

Apple, Facebook, Other Major Companies Commit To Paying Women The Same As Men

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― The White House announced Friday that 29 new private sector companies ― including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Target, Visa and Genera...

Looks Like Ivanka Trump Doesn't Pay Her Interns

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business

Ivanka Trump, who markets herself as a champion of working women and learned about business by walking her father’s construction sites, apparently d...

No-Tax-Return Trump's Tax Fix For Women

Martha Burk | Posted 08.17.2016 | Politics
Martha Burk

Donald Trump is still stonewalling on releasing his tax returns, with no sign of a reversal in sight. He obviously doesn't want to reveal how the tax code favors him as a certified one-percenter. But he has no problem bloviating on so-called tax fixes for the nation's majority -- women.

The New Woman

Miriam Ava | Posted 08.03.2016 | Women
Miriam Ava

Showing America and the world that it is indeed possible for a woman to become the presidential nominee of a major party is life-changing.

Job Interviewers Can’t Ask This Question In Massachusetts Anymore

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.03.2016 | Business

Thanks to a revolutionary new equal pay law signed by Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker (R) this week, job interviewers in the state can no longer ask ...

As Olympics Begin, Senators Renew Call For Equal Pay For U.S. Women's Soccer Stars

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 08.12.2016 | Sports

Two U.S. senators on Wednesday renewed their efforts to scrutinize why players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team earn less than their male co...

What's the Forecast For Care?

Riane Eisler | Posted 08.02.2016 | Politics
Riane Eisler

Now that the conventions are over and party platforms drawn up, we can look at what's in store for those giving and receiving care. Whether paid or not, care is a big part of our economy and shapes all our lives.

Chelsea Clinton Has Some Questions For Ivanka Trump

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.29.2016 | Business

Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump may be friendly, but Clinton had no problem criticizing the speech her friend gave at the Republican National Convent...

An Eye-Opening Look At How The Wage Gap Impacts Latinas

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 07.27.2016 | Latino Voices

It’s no secret that, on average, an American woman makes approximately 79 cents for every dollar paid to a white man. However, the wage gap is even ...

Ivanka Trump Says Her Dad Will Fight For Equal Pay And Child Care. Then Why Hasn't He Said So Before?

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics

On Thursday night, Ivanka Trump, daughter of the Republican nominee, promised that Donald Trump the president would champion laws that advance women i...