women and girls

  • LM and the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) Betty Friedan, former Legal Momentum board member, co-founder of the National Organization of Women, and writer of The Feminine Mystique, believed the Equal Rights Amendment was essential. ERA supporters such as Friedan agreed the best way to protect women and girls’ rights is through the law. 
  • Joint Submission by Legal Momentum and The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at Northeastern University School of Law to the CEDAW Committee on Trafficking in Women and Girls in the Context of Global Migration, 72nd Session On February 22nd, 2019, the UN’s Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women held a half-day general discussion to discuss recommendations on the issue of trafficking in women and girls in the context of global migration.