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Ask the Senate to Support the Paycheck Fairness Act

Join NNEDV in urging your Senators to support the Paycheck Fairness Act! 

Women, on average, still only receive 77 cents for every dollar paid to men - and the gap widens even further when you compare the wages earned by women of color to those of men. This pay gap over their lifetime also means women have smaller Social Security checks, lower savings, and less pension income -- which seriously hinders their long-term financial security.

Like all women, survivors of domestic violence need equal pay initiatives like the Paycheck Fairness Act. As long as women are paid less than men, most survivors will have less ability to gain financial stability and independence.

Subject: Support the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 84)