Misleading news stories over the past week exaggerated the scope of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor’s recent action. What the Court decides this spring, however, may affect millions of women.
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.
This interactive map shows how women are faring in economics, leadership, and health across all 50 states.
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.
Issue Brief The Center for American Progress’s Fair Shot campaign is a coordinated, comprehensive effort to fight for women and families in America.
The amendment played a pivotal role in promoting reproductive rights for women, who have experienced economic progress as a result.
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.
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.
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.
Restrictions on Medicaid coverage of abortion services disproportionately affect poor women and women of color, further exacerbating inequality in this country.
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.
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.