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Posted byon June 29, 2012 at 2:09 PM EDT
Many Americans are already seeing benefits from the Affordable Care Act, from mothers who no longer have to worry about their children with pre-existing conditions losing their health coverage, to young adults who can stay on their parent's insurance plans until age 26, to seniors who are saving money on their prescription drugs.
Posted byon June 23, 2012 at 11:59 AM EDT
National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling writes about his father, Larry Sperling, who fought and won 40 years ago to ensure young women their full rights to compete in sports.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 1:25 PM EDT
Billie Jean King was at the White House this week to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the landmark legislation that forever changed the academic, athletic and professional fields of America. This was a critical moment in our Nation’s history that King, and millions of girls and women like her, will remember and celebrate.
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 6:36 PM EDT
The White House Council on Women and Girls celebrated the 40th anniversary of Title IX with dozens of advocates and leaders who are continuing the fight for gender equity in our schools
Posted byon June 21, 2012 at 12:00 PM EDT
Vice President Joe Biden's initiative to prevent violence and abuse against women introduces a new public service announcement to help young men hear from other men they respect that violence is wrong and that men must help end it by speaking out.
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 6:54 PM EDT
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of this milestone legislation, we asked Obama Administration staffers to share photos that highlight how playing sports helped shape their lives
Posted byon June 20, 2012 at 10:00 AM EDT
A look back at the First Lady's official visit to South Africa and Botswana in June of 2011.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 1:49 PM EDT
This Wednesday, June 20, the Council on Women and Girls will be hosting an event to mark the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that opened up a world of new opportunities for girls ranging from athletic participation to access to education in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 7:07 PM EDT
The White House Council on Women and Girls marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 1:15 PM EDT
The National Dating Abuse Helpline is now available by phone, text and online chat 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, allowing teens and young adults to reach out for help in the way they feel most comfortable.