Three states sue, demanding amendment granting equal rights to women be valid
Thursday, 30 January 2020 The last three states to pass the Equal Rights Amendment sued the archivist of the U.S. government on Thursday, demanding that an amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing equal rights for women be declared valid.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is joining counterparts in two other states in a lawsuit seeking to force the federal government to officially recognize the Equal Rights Amendment as part of the Constitution, after Virginia became the 38th state to ratify it.
After three decades of strict rule under Omar al-Bashir, Sudan is enjoying a cultural explosion and an easing of constraints on women - but some say the social changes are not going far enough. Nneka..