A new report released today on Equal Pay Day shows that the yearly median pay for women in America is $10,784 less than their male counterparts.
A point to which Davis returned throughout her speech was the need for feminists to be conscious of class and race as well as of gender.
In a telephone press conference Romney aides said, "We'll get back to you," when reporters asked whether the candidate backs the equal pay law.
A California mother of two in the crowd on the steps of the Supreme Court defended President Obama's health care reform law
"I own this body, not the government!"
In the wake of a GOP-induced controversy over contraceptive rights and health care, the AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."
His ideas - and the other Republican presidential candidates' ideas - are "outdated" and "from the dark-ages."
Women from Code Pink, along with a few male allies, recently picketed the Bank of America on Inwood and Lemmon.
When it comes to oppression of women it sometimes seems like "the more things change, the more they stay the same."
"Frozen in Time: Gender Pay Gap Unchanged for 10 Years" examines women's wages in 43 countries.