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*  Burton v. Florida | American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU Asks Florida Court To Protect The Rights Of Pregnant Women To Refuse Medical Care. ... See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... the American Medical Women's Association, and the American Medical Association, strongly advises against it. Some women will be ... Go to Defending Our Rights The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the ...
https://www.aclu.org/cases/burton-v-florida
*  Panattoni v. Village of Frankfort
Women's Rights›Pregnancy and Parenting Discrimination Summary The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Illinois filed ... She is an award-winning senior patrol officer, one of just three female officers in the department, and the only woman who ... the Village of Frankfort violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Illinois Human Rights Act. ...
https://www.aclu.org/print/node/65554
*  Boys' Brains vs. Girls' Brains: What Sex Segregation Teaches Students
For more information about sex segregation in public schools, contact the ACLU Women's Rights Project: 125 Broad Street, 18th ... Pursuit of a comfortable environment is a universal female trait." 9. Can sex segregation encourage teachers to treat boys one ...
https://www.aclu.org/print/node/24284
*  In 2017, Pregnancy Still Earns Women Pink Slips
For over 45 years, the ACLU Women's Rights Project has been dedicated to combating the discrimination that keeps pregnant women ... Luke appealed the lower court's ruling to the U.S. Appeals Court for the Fifth Circuit [4], the ACLU Women's Rights Project ... Luke's counsel, the court agreed to grant argument time to the ACLU's Women's Right Project as "friends of the court [6]." It ... on behalf of a broad coalition of 25 women's and workers' rights groups arguing that the trial court misapplied Young - and by ...
https://www.aclu.org/print/node/64875
*  Sex Discrimination in Employment | American Civil Liberties Union
We are collecting stories to help our advocacy to advance the rights of women workers. Please take a few minutes to tell us ... Some women are unfairly shut out of jobs - such as police and firefighting work - by tests of physical strength or agility. ... Some women workers suffer unequal pay, "steering" into lower-paying and less desirable jobs, or discrimination based on their ...
https://action.aclu.org/legal-intake/sex-discrimination-employment
*  Make Your Public Comment: Stop the Trump Administration's War on Women | American Civil Liberties Union
... and their anti-women gang is a coordinated assault on our rights and liberties. These new rules pervert the definition of ... The new rules suggest women won't suffer because they can still access contraception through safety-net programs like Title X ... The Affordable Care Act contraceptive benefit was meant to advance women's health and equality. But the new rule proves once ... Make Your Public Comment: Stop the Trump Administration's War on Women. Donald Trump opened the floodgates to discrimination in ...
https://action.aclu.org/secure/birth-control-rule?redirect=birthctrl-commentsTW&ms=TW_171006_ReproductiveFreedom_birthcontrolrule
*  Planned Parenthood v. Perdue | American Civil Liberties Union
... because a woman exercises her right of reproductive choice in a manner the State disfavors and does not wish to subsidize. Thus ... 239-43]. They see women physically abused by their partners; women suffering from schizophrenia and depression; and women ... See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... These women are not unique. Providers regularly see women suffering from diabetes, hypertension, severe asthma, drug addiction ...
https://www.aclu.org/node/35390?quicktabs_content_video_podcasts=1
*  Women's Rights | American Civil Liberties Union
Through litigation, advocacy, and public education, the ACLU Women's Rights Project pushes for change and systemic reform in ... violence against women, and education. In the employment realm, laws and workplace policies that exclude women from certain job ... Despite the tremendous progress made in the struggle for gender equality, women still face violence, discrimination, and ... impeding the ability of women and girls to live safely and with dignity. In the education sector, many public schools have ...
https://www.aclu.org/issues/womens-rights?redirect=womens-rights
*  Stop the Trump Administration's War on Birth Control | American Civil Liberties Union
... and their anti-women gang is a coordinated assault on our rights and liberties. This rule perverts the definition of religious ... The anti-women's health vendetta mounted by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Vice President Mike Pence, ... This Affordable Care Act benefit was meant to advance women's health and equality. But the new rule proves once again that ... The draft rule suggests women won't suffer because they can still access contraception through safety-net programs like Title X ...
https://action.aclu.org/secure/war-on-birth-control?ms=web_170606_religiousliberty_reproductivefreedom_waronbirthcontrol
*  Pregnant Women in Prison | American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU works to secure this right in prisons and jails throughout the country.Unfortunately, shackling pregnant women during ... Such punitive approaches to treating pregnant women are not only unlawful, but they also deter women from seeking needed ... the ACLU works to end this barbaric practice and protect the health of incarcerated women and their babies.A pregnant woman ... and overincarceration of pregnant women are all issues of major concern. Whether an incarcerated woman decides to carry her ...
https://www.aclu.org/issues/prisoners-rights/women-prison/pregnant-women-prison
*  Planned Parenthood v. Farmer
Because the Act deprives young women seeking abortions in New Jersey of their fundamental, state constitutional rights to ... Cherry Hill Women's Surgery Center; Women's Choice Medical Center; Doctors of West New York; South Jersey Women's Center; Gyne ... One young woman chose not to involve her mother because she feared that her mother, who was overwrought by the recent death of ... A woman is more than 20 times more likely to die from continuing her pregnancy through childbirth than she is from a first- ...
https://www.aclu.org/print/node/35391
*  Human Trafficking: Modern Enslavement of Immigrant Women in the United States | American Civil Liberties Union
The inequalities women face in status and opportunity worldwide make women particularly vulnerable to trafficking. ... It is an extreme form of labor exploitation where women, men and children are recruited or obtained and then forced to labor ... Women's Rights Project 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, New York 10004 (212)-549-2644 www.aclu.org/womensrights ... To find legal representation to pursue a civil case against a trafficker, contact the ACLU Women's Rights Project at (212) 549- ...
https://www.aclu.org/other/human-trafficking-modern-enslavement-immigrant-women-united-states
*  Your Rights in the Border Zone | American Civil Liberties Union
Jane Doe's Ordeal Illustrates the Trump Administration's Threat to All Women.... October 26, 2017. ... See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... You have the right to remain silent or tell the agent that you'll only answer questions in the presence of an attorney, no ... In less than 30 years from now - white Anglo-Saxon Americans will be a minority group and will need a strong Bill of Rights and ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/immigrants-rights-and-detention/your-rights-border-zone
*  Florida Supreme Court Reminds Politicians That Women Are Capable of Making Their Own Decisions | American Civil Liberties Union
... but it is the WOMAN'S RIGHT TO MAKE THE DECISION. The Government; the Law...THEY OWN NO WOMAN'S MIND, SOUL OR BODY!. I had a ... I have no right to force that belief on others. Most women put a LOT of thought into that decision, which can be extremely ... Unfortunately, the right in America is only pro-life if it concerns a fetus and telling a woman what she can do with herself. ... And truly, what right do politicians have to force their personal beliefs on women?. If I remember correctly, divorce is also ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/reproductive-freedom/abortion/florida-supreme-court-reminds-politicians-women-are-capable?redirect=blog/speak-freely/florida-supreme-court-reminds-politicians-women-are-capable-making-their-own
*  On the 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Court Battles for Abortion Access Persist | American Civil Liberties Union
... recognizing that the Constitution protects a woman's right to an abortion. Forty-five years later, Roe is still law of the land ... If you're fine with that in the name of "reproductive rights," I'd like you to explain to me how, if a pregnant woman is ... See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... But regardless of how politicians block women from accessing abortion, the harms are the same. Research shows that when a woman ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/reproductive-freedom/abortion/45th-anniversary-roe-v-wade-court-battles-abortion-access-persist
*  Schools in Transition | American Civil Liberties Union
It was written by staffers from the ACLU, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), Gender Spectrum, the National Education ... Association (NEA), and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). ... Violence Against Women. *Women's Rights. *Transgender People ... Go to Defending Our Rights The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the ... For almost 100 years, the ACLU has worked to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the ...
https://www.aclu.org/report/schools-transition?redirect=schools-in-transition
*  Equal Pay for Equal Work: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act | American Civil Liberties Union
The figures are even worse for women of color. African American women earned only approximately 64 cents and Latinas only 56 ... women who worked full time earned, on average, only 78 cents for every dollar men earned. ... Go to Defending Our Rights The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the ... The figures are even worse for women of color. African American women earned only approximately 64 cents and Latinas only 56 ...
https://www.aclu.org/other/equal-pay-equal-work-pass-paycheck-fairness-act
*  Walking Dead Is Dead Wrong on Emergency Contraception. Stick to Zombies. | American Civil Liberties Union
See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... As the ACLU continues to fight to improve access to contraception for women and couples, we are also fighting to give people ... Oregon Resists Assault on Abortion Rights; Alabama and West Virginia Vote to.... October 29, 2018. The Trump Administration ... Go to Defending Our Rights The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/reproductive-freedom/abortion/walking-dead-dead-wrong-emergency-contraception-stick-zombies?redirect=blog/reproductive-freedom/walking-dead-dead-wrong-emergency-contraception-stick-zombies
*  I'm a Sexual Assault Survivor, and for That I Will Not be an AmeriCorps Member | American Civil Liberties Union
See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... During my final year of college, I experienced what too many college students have, especially women. I was sexually groped by ... House Members Are Pushing a Bill That Will Roll Back the Rights of People.... February 13, 2018. Congress Wants to Change the ... Congress Let an Important Disability Rights Program Expire - Now People Are.... February 2, 2018. Congress Is Pushing Vouchers ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/disability-rights/im-sexual-assault-survivor-and-i-will-not-be-americorps-member
*  Executive Action Needed to End Employment Discrimination | American Civil Liberties Union
... and he touched on a number of important civil liberties and civil rights issues in his address, including the economic security ... and Paycheck Fairness Act would transform the national landscape regarding employment discrimination against LGBT and female ... That's right. Tell him to do something that when he finally does do on other issues he gets to be freakin' SUED for doing it - ... Go to Defending Our Rights The ACLU works tirelessly in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/lgbt-rights/transgender-rights/executive-action-needed-end-employment-discrimination?redirect=blog/lgbt-rights-religion-belief-womens-rights/executive-action-needed-end-employment-discrimination
*  AT&T Mobility Fired Me for Being Pregnant | American Civil Liberties Union
See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... Celebrate Women's Suffrage, but Don't Whitewash the Movement's Racism. August 24, 2018. Employees Who Have Babies Are Still ... Betsy DeVos Wants to Roll Back Civil Rights Protections For Students Filing.... November 16, 2018. 'No-Fault' Attendance ... In the meantime, I want to make sure that what happened to me doesn't happen to other women - at AT&T Mobility or anywhere else ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/womens-rights/pregnancy-and-parenting-discrimination/att-mobility-fired-me-being-pregnant
*  Pregnancy and Parenting Discrimination | American Civil Liberties Union
Many employers fire pregnant workers on the spot, particularly in low-wage sectors dominated by women. Others force pregnant ... Women are too often fired from or forced out of jobs when their employers learn that they are pregnant or when they return to ... temporary modifications-such as light duty assignments-that are routinely granted to other workers who need them.Firing women ... Women's Rights. *Pregnancy and Parenting Discrimination*Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace. *Breastfeeding ...
https://www.aclu.org/issues/womens-rights/pregnancy-and-parenting-discrimination
*  Use Birth Control? You're Fired! | American Civil Liberties Union
A woman has the right to make decisions regarding her own body and health, and should not be held to the whims of the political ... See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... Yup, that's right. If the owner of the Taco Bell where you work opposes birth control, Arizona legislators want to give him a ... You heard me right . . . to fire her. And I thought Rush Limbaugh's comments were as low as you could go on this one. ...
https://www.aclu.org/blog/religious-liberty/use-birth-control-youre-fired
*  Equal Pay for Equal Work: Pass the Paycheck Fairness Act | American Civil Liberties Union
The figures are even worse for women of color. African American women earned only approximately 64 cents and Latinas only 56 ... women who worked full time earned, on average, only 78 cents for every dollar men earned. ... See all Know Your Rights Do you know your rights? These easy-to-use resources were created by the ACLU so you can have your ... The figures are even worse for women of color. African American women earned only approximately 64 cents and Latinas only 56 ...
https://www.aclu.org/other/equal-pay-equal-work-pass-paycheck-fairness-act?redirect=womens-rights/equal-pay-equal-work-pass-paycheck-fairness-act
*  Fighting Police Abuse: A Community Action Manual
Civil rights organization with chapters across the country. Promotes civil rights through litigation, lobbying and community ... Female officers, on the other hand, are involved in citizen complaints at about half the rate of male officers, according to ... You may want to try one or more of these options to vindicate your rights. An attorney can help you decide among these options ... Civil rights organization that promotes freedom and equality for lesbians and gay men. Its Anti-Violence Project publishes an ...
https://www.aclu.org/print/node/24783