to stop discrimination of sex in education, activity
Supreme court case Roe v. Wade
protects pregnant women with the decision of abortion
Pregnancy Discrimination Act
forbids discrimination based on pregnancy when it comes to any aspect of employment, including hiring, firing, pay, job
Ratification deadline of the ERA
by the union is the process by which members of the bargaining unit vote to accept or reject the terms of the collective agreement that the university and union have negotiated
Sandra Day O'Connor
First one women to serve in the court
Sally ride on the space shuttle challenger
became the first American woman to go into space when she flew on the space shuttle Challenger on June 18, 1983. She made two shuttle flights, and later became a champion for science education and a role model for generations. Ride died of cancer in 2012.
Meritor Savings bank v. vinsion
a US labor law case, where the United States Supreme Court, in a 9-0 decision, recognized sexual harassment as a violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Anita Hill & Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation
Anita Hill's sexual harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas became public after the nomination had been reported out from the committee.
Violence against womens act
U.S. federal legislation that expanded the juridical tools to combat violence against women and provide protection to women who had suffered violent abuses.
Madeline Albright is sworn in as Secretary of State
When Albright took office as the 64th U.S. Secretary of State on January 23, 1997, she became the first female U.S. Secretary of State and the highest-ranking woman in the history of the U.S. government at the time of her appointment