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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Nevada Families

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

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Women and Families’ Economic Security in New Hampshire

New Hampshire shoppers 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.

by Sarah Jane Glynn, Brendan Duke, Danielle Corley | Friday, January 29, 2016

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.

by Lauren Kokum | Thursday, January 21, 2016

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

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

by Carolyn Davis | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Helping Firms by Helping Employees?

factory work 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.

by Nicholas Bloom, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur, John Van Reenen | Friday, December 18, 2015

Broader Paid Leave Would Provide Opportunity and Security for Millennial Caregivers

Gabriella Rinehart sits with her great-grandmother article icon Issue Brief Increasing access to paid family and medical leave is vital to the economic stability of Millennial workers.

by Sunny Frothingham | Thursday, December 10, 2015

Administering Paid Family and Medical Leave

Three generations of women 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.

by Sarah Jane Glynn | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Women and Families’ Economic Security in Iowa

Nurse and student 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.

by Sarah Jane Glynn and Brendan Duke | Thursday, November 5, 2015

Restoring the Balance

Supreme Court 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.

by Carolyn Davis, Laura E. Durso, Carmel Martin | Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Infographic: Pass the EACH Woman Act

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

by Heidi Williamson and Sara Birchler | Thursday, October 8, 2015

State Paid Leave Administration

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

by Sarah Jane Glynn | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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.

by Donna Barry, Andrea D. Friedman, Sarah Lipton-Lubet | Wednesday, September 30, 2015

How Married Women’s Rising Earnings Have Reduced Inequality

Women working in a labOur currently unacceptable levels of inequality would be even higher were it not for married women’s rising earnings.

by Brendan Duke | Tuesday, September 29, 2015

To Fight Inequality, Support Women’s Work

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

by Judith Warner | Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Fast Facts: Economic Security for North Carolina Families

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

by Ryan Erickson, Sarah Jane Glynn, Heidi Williamson | Thursday, September 24, 2015