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  • Departments January 28, 2010

    Gender Equality Regaining Momentum

    After eight long years of neglect and oversight by the Bush administration, efforts to promote global gender equality are finally regaining momentum, say leaders of the U.S. women’s movement. The Clearinghouse on Women’s Issues (CWI), an organization created to serve as a channel for disseminating public policy information on women and human rights issues, sponsored

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  • Departments January 28, 2010

    House Honors A. Philip Randolph by Passing HR 150

    Visit the APRI website Read the official Resolution, Press Release and letter from Congressman Rangle.

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  • Departments January 26, 2010

    The Economy’s Impact on Women

    Dr. Blank’s Webcast Recording is located under Past Events — January 21st briefing

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  • Departments January 25, 2010

    Progress for Child Care Advocacy in Canada

    Recently, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) adopted a policy resolution for a Universal Early Childhood Development Program. We applaud this resolution because it recognizes the importance of universality, the value of quality child care and the leadership role that the Canadian Federal Government should play to make it happen. The growth in demand for

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  • Departments January 8, 2010

    FMLA Now More Inclusive for Flight Attendants

    Last month, before the holiday break, Congress passed The Airline Flight Crew Technical Corrections Act, which makes flight crews eligible for the benefits provided under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).   Supported by labor unions representing flight crew workers, this legislation was sponsored by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and closes a loop hole which

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