In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State, Governor Cuomo established the New York State Council on Women and Girls to recognize and advance women's rights within our State. The Council provides a coordinated State response to issues that particularly impact the lives of women and girls, focusing on nine areas of impact:
Education, Economic Opportunity, Workforce Equity, Leadership, Health Care, Child Care, Safety, STEM, and Intersectionality.
The Council is composed of the Commissioners and Leaders of our State agencies, who are tasked with ensuring that every future policy and program enacted must take into consideration the rights of women and girls in New York State. A Steering Committee is made of top-level leaders from foundations, academia, non-profits, the media, and the private sector.
Council on Women and Girls
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