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Constitutional Equality is Non-Negotiable

Today, our Legal Advisor Jorie Dugan spoke in front of the White House on the urgent need to incorporate the Equal Rights Amendment into the US Constitution once and for all. Read her remarks in full below: The United States likes to think of itself as a ...

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DR Congo – Law 87-010 on the Family Code

Article 444 of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Family Code of 1987 provides that a husband is head of the household Country: Democratic Republic of Congo Law status: Discriminatory law in force Law Type: Marriage, Divorce, Polygamy & ...

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Syria – The Penal Code

Country: Syria Law status: Repealed Law Type: Honor Killings Article 548 (amended in 2009 and 2011) of Syria’s Penal Code allows for a lesser punishment, capped at 7 years’ imprisonment, for men who kill their wives, sisters, mothers or ...

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