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.
The Gender Wage Gap Differs by Occupation
Of the more than 500 occupations surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women on average earn more than men in just seven professions and earn less than men in all other jobs.
Reproductive Justice, Religious Liberty, and Pluralistic Democracy
Sally Steenland talks with Rabbi Dennis Ross, a religious advocate and congregational rabbi, in the third interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
There Is a Lot to Celebrate for Women’s Health on the Third Anniversary of Obamacare
This month marks the third anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which has led to numerous successes for women’s health but also reminds us that we have a lot left on our agenda.
Future Choices II
Report The longer we put off the regulation and oversight of assisted reproductive technologies, the more complications that will ensue for an untold number of families.
Interview with Viviana Waisman
Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.
Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Are Key to Addressing Global Poverty
Eradicating extreme poverty globally, as outlined in the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, is achievable only if inequality and discrimination against women and girls is eradicated first.
Infographic: Where Are U.S. Women in 2013?
Despite making up a majority of the population, women are still missing where it can matter most: positions of power and leadership in elected office and the private sector.
Rethinking How to Address the Growing Female Prison Population
Climbing U.S. incarceration rates for women continue to devastate families and communities with few societal benefits.
The Faces of Indian Women
Video This video highlights the struggles and the resilience of Indian women in a male-dominated society. Until women feel safe, until they are free to leave their homes without having to seek permission from members of their household, and until they are given respect in and out of the workplace, women cannot realize their economic potential.
Continuing Former Secretary of State Clinton’s Efforts to Elevate the Global Status of Women and Girls Is a Must
Taking the baton from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, John Kerry must ensure that women’s issues remain center stage in world affairs.
We Can’t Afford to Ignore the Benefits of Breastfeeding
We must institute policies in America that support and assist new mothers who want to breastfeed their babies but can’t afford to take time off or who need counseling through the process.