January 30, 2009
On Thursday January 29th, 2009, President Barack Obama signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 , making it the first bill to become law in his Administration. The law will make it easier for women to sue their employers for wage discrimination.
January 13, 2009
On Tuesday, January 13, 2009, the Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics released its new report, Stalking Victimization in the United States. The study found that during a 12-month period, an estimated 3.4 million people (age 18 or older) were victims of stalking.
October 1, 2008
On Wednesday, October 1, President Bush issued a proclamation commemorating National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. NNEDV commends President Bush for recognizing the importance of domestic violence and the impact it has on families across the nation, and for urging Americans to make ending domestic violence a national priority.
July 22, 2008
The Sunshine Lady Foundation, Inc. proudly announces that the Women's Independence Scholarship Program, Inc. (WISP, Inc.) officially began operating as a separate 501(c)(3) non profit organization on July 1, 2008.
July 15, 2008
Angie Rice, a freelance writer in Missouri, shares details from the day her husband tried to kill her.