What I have learned from five years of Everyday Sexism
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: April 21, 2017, 3:02 pm
Laura Bates writes, "In spring 2012, a week after setting up a website to catalogue experiences of gender inequality, I asked Lady Gaga for her support via Twitter. Keen to raise awareness of my newly created Everyday Sexism Project, I hoped she might spread the word among her millions of followers.
She broke the story of Chechnya’s anti-gay purge. Now, she says she has to flee Russia.
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: April 17, 2017, 9:24 am
Adam Taylor writes, "Novaya Gazeta is no stranger to hostility and controversy. The crusading Russian newspaper is known for powerful investigations — and in Russia, this sort of work can provoke an angry reaction [...]
Even so, the wave of threats now being made against the paper and its reporter
NAWL Executive Director to speak at annual Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: April 17, 2017, 9:02 am
NAWL Executive Director Jenny Waters will be speaking at this year's Annual Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit, delivering a plenary titled "Drilling Down on the Date: Women & the Law." The Annual Legal Inclusiveness & Diversity Summit is a full-day annual conference which features national expe
Women plaintiffs lawyers fight to end MDL 'boys club'
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: April 17, 2017, 8:51 am
Meredith Hobbs writes, "Women and their male allies in the plaintiffs bar want to see more women in charge of big, multiplaintiff cases. This week in Atlanta, a group of leading lawyers and judges from around the country convened to figure out how to make it happen.
It's a conversation that big cor
NAWL Board President gives keynote at dedication of Cornell Law School auditorium
Blog: NAWL News | Posted By: Clair Fuller | Released: April 17, 2017, 8:22 am
Leslie Richards-Yellen, President of the NAWL Board, delivered a keynote speech at the dedication of the new Cornell Law School Elizabeth Storey Landis Auditorium earlier this month. "I can assure that for over 113 years, NAWL has been involved in efforts to push women towards gender equality. Throu