Ultraviolet

Equality at a Higher Frequency

UltraViolet is a community of women and men, fighting to expand women's rights and combat sexism everywhere - from politics and government to media and pop culture.

Ultraviolet: Equality at a Higher Frequency

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Come on, Target

Come on, Target

This is almost unbelievable: Walmart--one of the worst corporate employers in the country--announced that it's raising its minimum wage to $10 an hour for more than 500,000 workers. That's huge news, and it puts pressure on Walmart's main competitor, Target, to follow suit. If Target were to raise its minimum wage, that could mean close to a million people earning poverty wages will see their salaries increase--and we could see wages rise across industries. But that's only if we keep the momentum going.

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Teach Consent in High Schools

Teach Consent in High Schools

This is HUGE: the U.S. Senate is going to vote on legislation that could help significantly reduce sexual assault and intimate partner violence in schools across America. The Teach Safe Relationships Act will insure that age-appropriate, comprehensive information is presented to students in their high school health classes.

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Tell the FIFA Executive Committee: Pay women players fairly

Tell the FIFA Executive Committee: Pay women players fairly

Women athletes broke records in 2011 when the Women's World Cup final became ESPN's most viewed and highest rated soccer match of all time. But six months from now, the women who will compete in the next World Cup will compete for less than half of what the male players made. WHAT?!

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