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The Biggest Social Security Mistake Women Make

August 11, 2015

Their early claiming of benefits may be one reason why nearly 2.9 million women over 65 live in poverty, more than double the 1.3 million men in poverty, according to the National Women's Law Center.

CNBC

Women in Combat Zones Can Have Trouble Getting Contraceptives

August 11, 2015

"It is unfortunate," says Nancy Duff Campbell, co-president of the National Women's Law Center, "that here we have the military — [with] one of the best health care systems in the country — and, where we still have a gap is in contraception."

NPR

Women in Combat Zones Can Have Trouble Getting Contraceptives

August 11, 2015

"It is unfortunate," says Nancy Duff Campbell, co-president of the National Women's Law Center, "that here we have the military — [with] one of the best health care systems in the country — and, where we still have a gap is in contraception."

Newsweek

How 1 Student Can Be Accused of Rape at 2 Colleges—and Receive a Scholarship to a 3rd

August 11, 2015

“I think the issue that we hear about most frequently from young women across the country is that too often, schools are not conducting investigations as is required by Title IX,” says Neena Chaudhry, senior counsel at the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and an expert on Title IX cases.

Yahoo News

Making it Harder to Punish Campus Rapists Won’t Help Stop Campus Rape

August 10, 2015

“This bill is absurd,” says Fatima Goss Graves of the National Women’s Law Center. “It would make campuses less safe.

The Washington Post

No Action on Health Law Anti-Discrimination Regs After Five Years

August 7, 2015

“Five years is a very, very long time to wait,” added Marcia Greenberger, co-president of the National Women’s Law Center.

Politico Pro

The Taxing Problem of Bringing Up Baby on a Meager Wage

August 7, 2015

The poverty rate for children being raised by a single mother is high. A 2013 report by the National Women’s Law Center determined that close to 40 percent of female-headed families with children were in poverty, compared with under 20 percent of male-headed families and 7.6 percent headed by a married couple.

Al Jazeera America

Groups Fight Wellness Plan Pregnancy Questions

August 6, 2015

As reported by Kaiser Health News, the National Women’s Law Center was among the advocacy groups that have petitioned the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to ban any pregnancy-related questions in wellness intake questionnaires, due to concerns that the information will get back to employers…“There are still lots of stereotypes out there, that pregnant wo

Benefits Pro

The Surprising Number of Parents Scaling Back at Work to Care for Kids

August 6, 2015

“Ask any parent: It’s not working for them,” said Helen Blank, director of Child Care and Early Learning at the National Women’s Law Center. “It’s a stretch for all of them. Because we as a country haven’t yet come to grips with how important affordable, quality child care is to our economy.”

The Washington Post

College Sexual Assault in N.Y., By the Numbers

August 5, 2015

“High reports of sexual assault sometimes means that the school is being very diligent in their reports," said National Women’s Law Center vice president Fatima Goss Graves. "You sometimes have schools with very low reports, and that’s not actually reflective of what’s happened."

Politico New York