Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Lives of Suffragists: National Woman’s Party Early Years

Between 1913 and 1916, as the Congressional Committee (led by Alice Paul) founded first the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage and then the National Woman’s Party, women around the country were taking on intense, life-changing commitments under these organizational banners—all … Continue reading

Equal Nationality for Women: The Fine-Tuning of the Cable Act

Last September 22, we marked the passage of the Cable Act, which was signed into law on that day in 1922. The Cable Act significantly improved gender equality in nationality law by providing that American women would no longer lose … Continue reading