Last Wednesday, Virginia became the 38th state to approve the Equal Rights Amendment. This approval raises the possibility that a rule protecting the rights of men and women equally will become part of US law.
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To recap 2019, NewsForKids.net is taking a look back at some of the most interesting stories we’ve covered this year. Today we’re looking at some inspiring stories of people working for equality.
You may have heard that the World Cup-winning US women's soccer team is suing US Soccer over unequal pay. Though that's the most famous case, other female soccer players around the world are also fighting for equality.
In today's news roundup, a California company cuts electricity to avoid wildfires, women in Iran watch their first soccer game in 40 years, and the paintings of a famous chimpanzee artist will be sold in December.
In today's news roundup, millions in Assam, India may be left without a country, Italy forms a surprising new government, Andrew Luck retires from football early, and Carli Lloyd shows she can kick football field goals.
In today's news roundup, G7 leaders hold a tense meeting in France, a woman wins all the prizes in a 31-mile (50-kilometer) race, and a city in Germany offers a prize for proof it doesn't exist.
In today's news roundup, police violently attack protesters in Zimbabwe, Israel stops two American politicians from entering, President Trump may be interested in buying Greenland, and a German court tells a young girl she can't join a boys' choir.
Last week, US President Donald Trump made racist comments about four female lawmakers. The four are women of color. Many people believe Mr. Trump is using race to improve his chances of being re-elected president.
The United States won the 2019 Women's World Cup on Sunday, beating the Netherlands 2-0. It was a hard fought match that led to the US winning a record-setting four World Cup soccer contests.
On Friday, thousands of women across Switzerland went on strike for equality. In a country where strikes are rare, the women said they were protesting for money, time, and respect.