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Cuomo looking to boost gender equality

Change in abortion law under scrutiny

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In his State of the State address last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled an ambitious 10-point plan, called the Women’s Equality Act, for improving women’s rights. The governor’s plan contains measures designed to eliminate wage disparity — women typically earn less than their male counterparts — strengthen protections and rights for domestic violence victims and bar employers from discriminating against workers with children. One controversial provision is the Reproductive Health Act, which supporters say would ...

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