-Women have dropped out of the workplace in record numbers during the pandemic
-Women over 65 are more likely to live in poverty than men
-2/3 of minimum wage earners and 2/3 of tip workers are women
-Only 3% of rapists will see a night in jail
-1 in 5 college women experience sexual assault
-Women are still fired or not hired for being pregnant
-We have no paid maternity leave
-Childcare costs are skyrocketing
-And so many more reasons!
Women were initially left out of the Constitution from its inception, and until we right this wrong we will continue to play catch up and be treated as second class citizens. Sign our petition today to urge that the ERA be ratified!
About Minnesota NOW
Minnesota NOW is a multi-issue, grassroots organization that’s been fighting for equality and justice since 1971.