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Civil Rights in the United States

Gender Civil Rights Issues

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 
 
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, codified in 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq. is a comprehensive federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Except for a few specific exceptions, Title IX applies to all aspects of federally funded education programs or activities such as those at educational institutions (colleges, universities, and elementary and secondary schools). 

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