Legal Momentum

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The NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund (known as Legal Momentum since 2004), was one of the first legal organizations in the United States devoted solely to working for gender equality. It was established in 1970 to further women’s rights through litigation and to raise funds to support legal and educational projects relating to women. NOW LDEF has focused its efforts on gaining legal rights for women in educational and employment opportunity, cases of physical abuse and sexual harassment, and by changing marriage and divorce laws. It also runs larger programs, such as the Project on Equal Education Rights (PEER, 1974-1992), and the National Judicial Education Project (NJEP, 1980-ongoing). During the 1970s, it campaigned for passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. In the early 1990s NOW LDEF began lobbying in Washington, D.C., for the Violence Against Women Act (passed in 1994), and also worked to pass effective legislation on topics ranging from sexual harassment to welfare.

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.(n.d.). Legal Momentum. Retrieved November 23, 2017 from Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Legal Momentum. SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877. (accessed November 23, 2017).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "Legal Momentum." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 23 November 2017 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877>.
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http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.(n.d.). Legal Momentum. Retrieved November 23, 2017 from Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. Legal Momentum. SL Sites: Archived Websites from Schlesinger Library Collections. http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877. (accessed November 23, 2017).

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Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. "Legal Momentum." n.d.. Harvard University Library Web Archive Collection Service. 23 November 2017 . <http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:RAD.SCHL.WAX:4740877>.