National legal network formed to combat sex discrimination
October 12, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — A prominent women's rights advocacy group has recruited more than 70 attorneys from 15 states to form a national legal network intended to assist women and girls who are victims of sex discrimination.
Fatima Goss Graves, president of the Washington-based National Women's Law Center, announced the formation of the Legal Network for Gender Equity on Wednesday, depicting it as the first of its kind. She said the initiative was prompted by growing concerns that protections against sex discrimination were being weakened under the Trump administration.
"We've seen a surge of gen...