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What Stay-at-Home Moms Need: Dad To Do the Dishes

Judith Warner writes on the reality of being a stay-at-home mother.

By Judith Warner | Friday, April 11, 2014

Fact Sheet: The Women’s Leadership Gap

Women population article icon Issue Brief Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, but they lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.

By Judith Warner | Friday, March 7, 2014

Women’s Leadership

Women Senators book_alt2 icon Report There is a silver lining to exclusion: Women, long outsiders, have had no choice but to think, act, and lead in out-of-the-box ways. That is why they are now poised to change our institutions for the better.

By Judith Warner | Friday, March 7, 2014

Why We Need a Fair Shot

Single African American mother of two article icon Issue Brief The Center for American Progress’s Fair Shot campaign is a coordinated, comprehensive effort to fight for women and families in America.

By Judith Warner | Wednesday, September 18, 2013

The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back In

Judith Warner examines the “Opt-Out Revolution" of women who quit their lucrative jobs more than a decade ago to raise their children.

By Judith Warner | Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Prince William’s Charming Choice to Take Leave

Judith Warner writes about how Prince William's recent decision to take paternity leave speaks to the larger discourse surrounding paid leave.

By Judith Warner | Friday, July 26, 2013

What People Really Think About Working Moms

Judith Warner writes about the findings of a recent Pew Research Center report and how American attitudes have evolved toward working parenthood.

By Judith Warner | Friday, May 31, 2013

When “Flex Time” Means Ripping Off Workers

Advocates of family-friendly workplace changes will have to confront the fact that “flexibility” is simply not a terribly useful term—it means too many things to too many people, and for a lot of people it means nothing at all.

By Judith Warner | Friday, May 3, 2013

Lessons Learned

Mother and child book_alt2 icon Report American society has consistently failed to adapt to the heightened demands placed upon its families and, in particular, on women.

By Judith Warner | Friday, April 26, 2013

Is There Really a ‘Boy Crisis’?

Judith Warner compares education attitudes and performance of young boys and girls.

By Judith Warner | Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Why Sandberg Matters for Real Women

Sheryl Sandberg’s message has a shot at bringing about a cultural change that would improve the lives of all women.

By Judith Warner | Thursday, March 7, 2013

What Betty Friedan Saw Coming

Judith Warner describes Betty Friedan's legacy and how the women's movement she talked about is only half-accomplished today.

By Judith Warner | Friday, February 15, 2013

Would More Women In The Senate Mean Less Gridlock?

Judith Warner discusses whether having more female senators would result in less conflict and partisan gridlock.

By Judith Warner | Friday, January 4, 2013

Sandy Hook Shooting: The Speculation About Adam Lanza Must Stop

The incontrovertible facts of the Lanza case are, for now, what we as a nation should be focusing on as we come to terms with the Newtown tragedy. All the rest is just talk.

By Judith Warner | Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Myth of the Ritalin-Popping American Teen

The danger of exaggerating the use of psychotropic medications by children and teens is that it denies both the seriousness and the reality of the conditions that drive parents, reluctantly, to seek help for their kids in the first place.

By Judith Warner | Friday, December 7, 2012