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Women and Family Issues

The League of Women Voters is seeking members who are interested in joining a statewide Women and Family Issues Committee. If interested, please contact the state office at contact@lwvnj.org.

Pay Equity

Pay equity fact sheet

Sexual Assault on College Campuses

The League of Women Voters of New Jersey adopted a position regarding sexual assault on college campuses at our 2017 state Convention. You can view the position here.

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Other League of Women Voters of New Jersey Women and Family Issues Positions
  • Child Care: Promote state efforts to increase the availability of quality child care services.
  • Domestic Violence: Support measures that protect victims and survivors.
  • Family Life Education: Support the teaching of comprehensive family life education in the public schools.
  • Legal Status of Women: Promote laws that protect the rights of women. Support revisions of property and inheritance laws, expeditious and less costly divorce procedures, equitable distribution statutes, strengthening of laws regarding disclosure of assets and methods for collecting support payments.
  • Reproductive Rights/Public Policy on Abortion: Support the right of the individual to make the choice of whether or not to terminate a pregnancy.
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