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Women and Families’ Economic Security in New Hampshire

article icon Issue Brief Women have been central to New Hampshire’s economic growth, and more must be done to support women’s labor force participation.

Infographic: Reclaiming Roe for All

Decades of state abortion restrictions have prevented many women—especially marginalized populations—from fully accessing the right to abortion granted to them in Roe v. Wade.

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True Pro-Women Policies Foster a Woman’s Right to Reproductive Health Care Access

Conservative doublespeak is not in women’s best interest and can have devastating consequences for their health and lives.

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Helping Firms by Helping Employees?

book_alt2 icon Report This paper finds that adopting pro-employee work-life-balance practices—such as working from home, flexi-time, child care support, and job sharing—is associated with improved firm performance.

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Broader Paid Leave Would Provide Opportunity and Security for Millennial Caregivers

article icon Issue Brief Increasing access to paid family and medical leave is vital to the economic stability of Millennial workers.

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Administering Paid Family and Medical Leave

book_alt2 icon Report Policymakers have a number of options for how to administer an efficient and affordable national paid leave program that uses the best-proven elements of existing programs in the states and abroad.

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Women and Families’ Economic Security in Iowa

article icon Issue Brief Women have been central to Iowa’s economic growth, and more must be done to support women’s labor force participation.

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Restoring the Balance

book_alt2 icon Report One year after Hobby Lobby, state legislators, organizations, and for-profit corporations are using religious liberty to infringe on the rights of women, religious minorities, and LGBT people.

Infographic: Pass the EACH Woman Act

The funding restriction for abortion services harms women and their health.

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Nevada Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Nevada women gain economic security.

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State Paid Leave Administration

book_alt2 icon Report This report outlines key considerations for states interested in developing paid family and medical leave programs.

Changing the Conversation on Abortion Restrictions

article icon Issue Brief Hundreds of laws have been passed to restrict abortion in the past few years that undermine health care providers’ ability to provide—and patients’ right to receive—individualized, quality care. To counter this, legislators in several states are introducing bills that would protect evidence-based medical care and expand abortion access.

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How Married Women’s Rising Earnings Have Reduced Inequality

Our currently unacceptable levels of inequality would be even higher were it not for married women’s rising earnings.

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To Fight Inequality, Support Women’s Work

book_alt2 icon Report Policies that give all women an equal shot at staying employed are essential tools in fighting income inequality.

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Fast Facts: Economic Security for North Carolina Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping North Carolina women gain economic security.

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