Re:Gender works to end gender inequity and discrimination against girls and women by exposing root causes and advancing research-informed action. Working with multiple sectors and disciplines, we are shaping a world that demands fairness across difference.
The Legal Landscape: 2011 In Review, and A Heads-Up for 2012
We knew the legal landscape for women in 2011 would be bumpy by the way it began: with Antonin Scalia, one of the Supreme Court’s most senior members, saying that women did not qualify as “persons” under the Civil Rights Act, just a few weeks after the Senate had failed, once again, to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act. Those concerned about upcoming cases knew we had to be more alert than ever.