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Women's Rights

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Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg has declared a War on Women. He’s adamant on getting rid of Planned Parenthood and allowing employers to deny women access to contraception. Tell the House Republicans you stand with Planned Parenthood and a woman’s right to contraception coverage. Find your representatives Here: House:

It's time to raise the minimum wage. Repin if you agree!

Meet Ruby, a young feminist who believes that “boys and girls are of equal value.” With those progressive ideas, Ruby could certainly teach our Congress a thing or two about passing policy that benefits both men and women.

Mind the Pay Gap. Nearly 40 years after JFK signed the Equal Pay Act, women are still only paid 77 cents for every dollar earned by a man.

Very soon, Congress will vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, legislation that has benefited millions of women and families. Stunningly, many Congressional Republicans are opposing reauthorization of the bill this year and its passage is very much in doubt. Tell Congress to reauthorize the VAWA now!

Health coverage should cover contraception because millions of women need it.

63.9% of mothers are breadwinners or co-breadwinners for their families.

We need to close the gender wage gap because many women are the breadwinners for their families.

The Gender Wage Gap Double Whammy

Mothers earn about 7% less per child than childless women.

What could women do with an extra 431,360 dollars over their lifetime that they are missing because of the gender pay gap?

Women currently earn 77 cents for every dollar a man earns.