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Women & the Constitution

The Constitution provides critically important protections against sex discrimination by the government, but these protections are not absolute. We're working to advance the constitutional ideal of equal treatment for men and women.

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Legal Briefs & Testimony | NWLC Files Amicus Briefs in Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor

February 28, 2013

Legal Briefs & Testimony | Amicus Brief: Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

August 15, 2012

Fact Sheet | Women and the Constitution: An Equal Protection Timeline

November 15, 2011

Fact Sheet | Reed v. Reed at 40: A Landmark Decision

November 14, 2011