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The Commission addressed issues such as the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), abortion reform, daycare, equal pay for equal work, and sex discrimination in employment, insurance, and education. At the end of 1970, the GCSW reported two major legislative accomplishments: the passage of no-fault divorce laws and the addition of sex to the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965.
Organization to promote passage of an Equal Rights Amendment to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Grassroots organization opposed to Iowa's ratification of the ERA to the Iowa and United States constitutions.
Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
The group was formed in 1973. The purpose of the group was to improve and expand the role of women in society and it supported the Equal Rights Amendment, safe and legal abortion among other issues.