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  • Legal Momentum Provides Content for New Law to Combat Sexual Harassment in New York City On April 11, 2018, the New York City Council passed the “Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act,” a comprehensive package of 11 bills that will protect New Yorkers against sexual...
  • They create two types of women in bedtime stories: the innocent and gullible princess and the deceitful and wicked witch. They ask all women to be the former, but secretly believe that all women are the latter. They demand that women be pure—but call women natural liars. By “they,” I am talking...
  • Legal Momentum Files EEOC Complaint against Red Cross On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, Legal Momentum took legal action by filing an EEOC charge of sexual harassment, sex discrimination, and disability discrimination on behalf of a former employee of the American National Red...
  • But advocates for child sex-trafficking victims pushed back against the idea that sites like Backpage could act as a third-party safeguard for users. Carol Robles-Román, the former chief executive and president of Legal Momentum, has documented more than three dozen news reports of people who were...

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