Women have made great gains in the fight for equality, but there is still a fundamental perception that women and girls are not equal to men and boys. Until that perception changes, gender bias will continue to create huge barriers for many—especially for immigrant women, women with low incomes, victims of domestic violence, and women seeking reproductive health care.
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> WRP History: Women’s Rights on the Agenda
> A Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg
> Leaders Through the Years
> Women’s Rights Project Reports: 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003
> Contact the Women’s Rights Project
20-year-old Annie Tabor, lathe operator, machines parts of aircraft engines at a supercharger plant in 1942.
> Invite friends and supporters to a screening of Freedom Files: Women’s Rights, followed by a group discussion, facilitated by the Viewer’s Guide (pdf). If you are a student, encourage a campus women’s rights groups to host a screening.
> March 8th is International Women’s Day. Learn about and take part in organized events.
> Write a Letter to the Editor calling attention to Women’s History Month for your local paper. Pick a women’s rights issue you feel strongly about and explain why recognizing Women’s History Month and continuing the fight for women’s equality is important to you.
> Download and share ACLU materials and publications on women’s rights.
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