Faith Communities Work to Defeat 20-Week Abortion Ban in Albuquerque: An Interview with Joan Lamunyon Sanford
Sally Steenland interviews Joan Lamunyon Sanford, a reproductive justice advocate and the executive director of the New Mexico Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, about her work to defeat a proposed 20-week abortion ban in Albuquerque.
The State of Women of Color in the United States
Report CAP examines both the progress made and the challenges remaining for women of color across the country.
Mapping the State of Women in America
This interactive map shows how women are faring in economics, leadership, and health across all 50 states.
The State of Women in America
Report CAP examines both the progress made and the challenges remaining for women across the country, reviewing three categories that are critical to women’s overall well-being: economics, leadership, and health.
Explore the Data: The State of Women in America
Interactive These interactive tables show how women are faring across the United States.
Why We Need a Fair Shot
Issue Brief The Center for American Progress’s Fair Shot campaign is a coordinated, comprehensive effort to fight for women and families in America.
Women’s Equality Day: Celebrating the 19th Amendment’s Impact on Reproductive Health and Rights
The amendment played a pivotal role in promoting reproductive rights for women, who have experienced economic progress as a result.
Interview with Lynn Paltrow
Jessica Arons interviews Lynn Paltrow of the National Advocates for Pregnant Women about the importance of Roe v. Wade for not only women who choose to terminate their pregnancies but also for all women nationwide.
5 Myths About Military Sexual Assault
With military sexual assault numbers on the rise, it is imperative that military leaders and members of Congress separate fact from fiction if they truly wish to see an end to this shameful trend.
Interview with Miriam Yeung
Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, discusses the intersections and implications of Roe v. Wade on her work on social justice and human rights.
A Dual Disenfranchisement: 2013 Update
Issue Brief As recently released data show, the rate of women of color showing up at the polls on Election Day increased from 2008 to 2012.
How the Hyde Amendment Discriminates Against Poor Women and Women of Color
Restrictions on Medicaid coverage of abortion services disproportionately affect poor women and women of color, further exacerbating inequality in this country.
Interview with Dorothy Roberts
University of Pennsylvania Professor Dorothy Roberts explains how she came to the movement, shares lessons about how to ensure that the movement be inclusive, and explores the connections between reproductive justice and the child-welfare system in light of the recent Supreme Court case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Growing Occupations Could Help Decrease the Wage Gap if They Were to Pay a Living Wage
Though women have the majority of jobs in many of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy, these industries are also the lowest paying, meaning women will continue to experience wage gaps in coming years unless we address this issue.
Top 10 Numbers that Show Why Pay Equity Matters to Asian American Women and Their Families
Closing the wage gap will bring more Asian American women into leadership positions, give equal opportunity to immigrant women, and bring positive change to all of our communities.