Non-profit founded in 1972 and based in Washington, D.C. Through litigation and policy initiatives, the Center strives to improve the lives of women and their families.
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Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Research/Policy/Organizing
Tags: Women
Acronym or short name: NWLC

The Center’s research, analysis, and advocacy take place when legislatures are enacting or amending laws, the executive branch and its agencies are writing regulations or otherwise enforcing laws and policies, and the courts are reviewing actions. The Center also conducts campaigns and public awareness efforts to educate and mobilize the public to press for policy changes to improve women’s lives.

Today, the Center has an experienced staff of about 70 who identify and address the most important issues facing women and their families

National Women’s Law Center (NWLC)


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