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This is Public Law No. It was co-authored and introduced by Senator Birch Bayh in the U. Senate, and Congresswoman Patsy Mink in the House. It was later renamed the Patsy T. The following is the original text as written and signed into law by President Richard Nixon in No person Canada title ix sexual harassment the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

The Act was passed to end discrimination in various fields based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin in the areas of employment and public accommodation. A parallel law, Title VI, had also been enacted in to prohibit discrimination in federally funded private and public entities. It covered race, color, and national origin but excluded sex. Feminists during the early s lobbied Congress to add sex as a protected class category.

Title IX was enacted to fill this gap and prohibit discrimination in all federally funded education programs. The Tower amendment was rejected, but it led to widespread misunderstanding of Title IX as a sports-equity law, rather than an anti-discrimination, civil rights law. The United States Supreme Court also issued decisions in the s and s, making clear that sexual harassment and assault is a form of sex discrimination.

InCanada title ix sexual harassment Barack Obama issued guidance reminding schools of their obligation to redress sexual assaults as civil rights matters under Title IX. President Donald Trump, this guidance has been rescinded.

The precursor to Title IX was an executive order, issued in by President Lyndon Johnsonforbidding discrimination in federal contracts.

Before these orders were issued, the National Organization Canada title ix sexual harassment Women NOW had persuaded him through successful lobbying, or influencing, his personal aides or Members of Congress to include the addition of women.

Sandler later filed two hundred and sixty-nine complaints against colleges and universities, which led to the events of House Representative Edith Green 's Subcommittee on Higher Education of the Education and Labor Committeeand observed corresponding congressional hearings relating to women's issues on employment and equal opportunity. An early legislative draft was then authored by Representative Patsy Mink with the assistance of Representative Edith Green.

The idea behind the draft was a progressive one in somewhat instituting an affirmative action for women in all aspects of American education. Mink's initial draft of Title IX was formally introduced in Congress by Senator Birch Bayh of Indiana in who then was its chief Senate sponsor with respect to congressional debate. At the time, Bayh was working on numerous constitutional issues related to women's employment and sex discrimination—including but not limited to the revised draft of the Equal Rights Amendment.