CAP en Español
Small CAP Banner

Women

Infographic: The Real Cost of Abortion

The United States’ most vulnerable women continue to struggle to protect both their reproductive health and their economic security.

Supreme Court Whole Woman's Health and abortion

The Hyde Amendment Has Perpetuated Inequality in Abortion Access for 40 Years

article icon Issue Brief For 40 years, the Hyde Amendment has perpetuated inequality by blocking access to safe, legal abortion for low-income women and women of color on Medicaid.

A clinic room at Whole Woman's Health

Hearing Faith Voices Raised Against Hyde

Repealing the Hyde Amendment is in line with numerous faith traditions, which support providing all women access to safe, affordable, and timely abortions.

A family at home

The Cost of Work-Family Policy Inaction

book_alt2 icon Report The lack of work-family policies in the United States costs working families billions of dollars in lost wages every year.

Sonia Sotomayor

Racial and Gender Diversity Sorely Lacking in America’s Courts

Voters of color in Alabama and Texas are suing their states, claiming that they have no representation in judicial elections.

job line

The Big Difference Between Women and Men’s Earnings After College

article icon Issue Brief A complete look at the gender wage gap and how it changes over time among students who enrolled at public and private nonprofit four-year colleges across the country.

school children

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Pennsylvania Families

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

Woman with baby and bug spray

The Six C’s of an Effective Response to the Zika Virus

Addressing the reproductive health needs of Millennials is key to fighting the Zika virus in the United States.

A woman sewing

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.

black woman jobseeker

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.

parents with newborn

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.

Pregnant patient in Florida

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.

College students and abortion rights activists hold signs

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.

More on Women