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African American Women in the U.S. Economy

article icon Fact Sheet African American women are increasingly vital to the health of the U.S. economy and the economic security of their families, yet they experience significant pay disparities and face unique barriers in the workplace that can undermine their ability to thrive.

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Why Black Women’s Equal Pay Day Matters

Wage equality is a key issue for Millennials. But for young black women, it is not only a concern, it is a determining factor in their quality of life.

Infographic: The State of Abortion Restrictions After Whole Woman’s Health

Even with this landmark Supreme Court victory, many abortion restrictions remain in effect.

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Rhetoric vs. Reality: Paid Family and Medical Leave

article icon Issue Brief Conservative proposals, such as business tax credits and pregnancy 401(k)s, do not cut it for working families that need paid family and medical leave.

Faith Voices on Reproductive Justice: Religion and Equality

play_alt icon Video We asked faith leaders from around the country to discuss the role of faith in the reproductive justice movement.

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How Government Inaction Thwarts Equal Access to Reproductive Health Care

Anti-choice politicians who prioritize their personal beliefs over women’s health prevent access to reproductive health services for all women but particularly for low-income women and women of color.

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Anti-Choice Efforts to Divide Women

Politicians must not be allowed to continue to divide women into groups in order to limit reproductive rights step by step. All women are deserving of respect and the right to make the best decisions for themselves and their families.

Infographic: Pregnancy, Contraception, and Medicaid Expansion in the Face of Zika

This infographic discusses the key implications for Zika transmission in seven at-risk states across the country.

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Texas Families

article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Texas women gain economic security.

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Colorado Families

article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Colorado women gain economic security.

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Economic Security for Black and Hispanic Families

book_alt2 icon Report Black and Hispanic families face unique economic pressures, and conservative policies and obstruction continue to harm families of color.

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Florida Families

article icon Issue Brief The right policies can go a long way toward helping all Florida women gain economic security.

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When It Comes to Your Health, Whose Judgment Do You Trust?

article icon Issue Brief The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health holds implications for medical practice in the United States.

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Asian American and Pacific Islander Women in the U.S. Economy

article icon Fact Sheet Data that combine all ethnicities of AAPI women tend to obscure economic, educational, and occupational differences within the AAPI community and the unique challenges facing key AAPI subpopulations.

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Helping More Women Access Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives

book_alt2 icon Report Changes are needed to Medicaid at the federal and state levels to increase women’s access to highly effective long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs, after childbirth and abortion care.

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