harassment on the job and in educational institutions.
Insurance and Pensions
The amendment will provide constitutional protection against gender discrimination in auto, life, health and disability insurance as well as annuities and pensions because insurance is a state-regulated industry.
Divorce and Child Support
The amendment provides constitutional protection against gender discrimination in family law that penalizes homemakers in the financial settlement of divorce. The amendment also constitutionally prohibits gender discrimination in child support, in which the care of custodial parents if undervalued and non-custodial parents are allowed to pay little or no child support.
The amendment provides a constitutional guarantee of equal athletic opportunities for girls and women.
Issue #1 provides constitutional protection against gender discrimination in any public accommodations as male-only clubs.
Approval of Ballot Issue #1 by Iowa voters will show unequivocally the state's intent to abolish gender discrimination.