Women took the biggest economic hit from the coronavirus-induced recession, and a slowing recovery is increasingly leaving women behind, threatening to set working women back a generation.
An upcoming Supreme Court case could upend the Affordable Care Act’s benefits and protections, which would be devastating for women and their families during the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic downturn.
Policymakers must consider lessons learned from the emergency paid leave laws passed in response to the coronavirus pandemic in order to design national, permanent paid leave policies that ensure racial, gender, and economic equity and meet the needs of families.
Despite wins in the courts, abortion rights remain under attack and out of reach for many in the United States.
While a crucial milestone for women’s rights and progress in the United States, the 19th Amendment’s promise of suffrage a century ago still has not been fully realized.
In hyperpartisan times, winning elections is all about showing up for voters and getting out the vote. Women are showing how it’s done.
Employers have a pivotal role to play in establishing pay practices within workplaces and correcting the disparities that have eroded Black women’s pay for decades.
Existing support systems for domestic violence survivors are proving inadequate during the pandemic and point to the need for a stronger nationwide infrastructure connecting survivors to vital supports and services.
Women, especially women of color, in the United States are more likely to live in poverty than men, and they need robust, targeted solutions to ensure their long-term economic security.
The Supreme Court's decisions this term on reproductive health are a reminder of the need for proactive policies that protect reproductive rights.
Employers and policymakers must take concrete steps to avoid replicating and perpetuating longstanding racial, gender, and ethnic biases in workplaces of the future to create equitable environments where women have the best chance of success.
CAP’s Medicare Extra proposal provides an opportunity for the United States to safeguard and improve access to reproductive health care.
Women, especially women of color, must be included in data and clinical trials during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond.
Women need policy solutions for their immediate health and economic needs during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as long-term systemic change.
Working women face new caregiving challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and need structural policy change that mitigates long-term impacts on their earnings and employment, including resources to stabilize the child care industry.