Can women change the Constitution? WE THE WOMEN shows what’s at stake in the century-long pursuit of the Equal Rights Amendment.

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praise for we the women

“This is a must read for anyone who cares about women’s rights.” ­–Elizabeth Holtzman, former Congresswoman

“We talk as if only men make constitutions. Julie Suk changes this.” –Reva Siegel, Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor, Yale Law School

“The mothers of the ERA laid the groundwork of the battle waging in this country today, and though this campaign can feel long and arduous, We the Women has left me more hopeful.” –Fatima Goss Graves, President and CEO, National Women’s Law Center

“A fascinating and nuanced recounting of the history of the ERA . . . It will soon be recognized as the go-to resource for the ERA’s long legislative history.” –Louise Melling, Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union

“Meticulously researched and compulsively readable.” –Melissa Murray, Frederic I. & Grace Stokes Professor of Law, NYU School of Law

“Smart, readable, incisive. Required reading for anyone who wants to understand why we need the ERA.” –Kirsten Swinth, author of Feminism’s Forgotten Fight: The Unfinished Struggle for Work and Family

“A riveting and nuanced history of women’s fight for equality . . .  This timely book should be a companion to all readings on voting rights and in the hands of all students and readers of constitutional law.” –Michele Goodwin, Author of Policing the Womb: Invisible Mothers and the Criminalization of Motherhood