Equal Pay Stalled in the Senate | “It’s 2014 in the United States of America and we can’t take even this baby step toward closing the gap in pay for women?” asked Kim Gandy, NNEDV President. “This bill would have helped many survivors of violence achieve economic security and safety. We are very disappointed in the Senate’s vote today, and hope they will act quickly to bring this important bill to a vote.“ #paycheckfairnessact #equalpay Baby Steps
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Before tonight's Steelers-Ravens game, CBS's James Brown delivered a powerful speech regarding domestic violence in America and what men should do to take responsibility. Brown touches on the language men use and the attitude it displays. The speech was eloquent, acknowledging all women who are victims of domestic violence.
Congratulations to the newly crowned Miss America, Kira Kazantsev, who is using her platform to shine a light on domestic violence: “I want people to stop asking, ‘Why doesn’t she just leave?’ ” the Miss America winner told NPR. “Every woman is an expert in her own case, and there are so many extenuating circumstances that lead to a woman staying with her abuser.”