Who do you know that is planning to use the new Paid Family Leave program in the first few weeks and months of 2018? Stories and experiences are critical to helping people learn about the new program. We’re looking to build a group of 10-15 individuals who are actually using the new system in the […]
NFBPWC-NYC member Houry Geudelekian co-chairs the Working Group on Girls and NGO. She is actively involved in the United Nations. Click on the link below to download their 2016-2017 annual report and see all the progress that is being made. FWGG-Annual-Report
USA – PROSTITUTION AS COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID: THREE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS SPEAK OUT Taina Bien-Aime, ContributorExecutive Director, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) – April 5, 2017 Last summer, three interns at the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, Averi Barron (CUNY Hunter), Sarah Faruqui (Northwestern University) and Raphaela Kunze (Brown University), initiated extensive research on […]
Standford University is offering free online courses on human trafficking.
Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces: At the State of the State in NYC, NY Governor Andrew Cuomo announced many important policies, but of special importance to us are two Executive Orders addressing equal pay. The first bans the use of salary history in hiring practices for state employees, and the second requires NYS contractors to report […]
We are encouraging women all over the country, especially our members, Bring Family and Friends, to attend the Women’s March on Washington on January 21 or one of the many marches in cities near you. You need to sign up if you are going so that you have a ticket. It’s free to sign up: […]
Wishing you all the best in 2017 ! EPW NYC
By Gloria Feldt Originally published on Motto, by the editors of Time September 27, 2016 Finally, someone said it out loud. “There’s a reason why we haven’t had a woman president,” President Obama said at a fundraiser earlier in September. “We as a society still grapple with what it means to see powerful women. And […]