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Social Justice Showcase

The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity presents the Showcase in Social Justice: A highlighting series of both contemporary and historical advocates of human rights and social equality. The series seeks to promote the selfless efforts of an eclectic array of individuals who've made, or are making, humanitarian strides to better the world in such areas as women's rights and gender equity, LGBT rights, educational access, civil rights, human trafficking, and more.
 
New highlights will be posted weekly so be sure to check back regularly! To view the profile of someone we have highlighted already, just click on their name to the left!
 
 

Did You Know..
  • Only 23% of all Distinguished Professors at KU are women, compared to 24% three years ago
  • Of the 165 members of the Kansas legislature, only 40 are women
  • Only 3 of the 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judges are women
  • 31% of Kansas families with a single-female head of household live below the poverty level
  • Median earnings in Kansas for women are just 77% of what median earnings are for men

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