Single women face a number of hard-to-avoid risks and large-scale economic insecurity, which requires policymakers to update social protections.
Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office have time and again benefitted corporations and the wealthy at the expense of ordinary Americans.
It has only been 100 days since President Trump took office, and millions of American women and families are already feeling the adverse impacts of his administration’s misguided agenda.
Countries around the world have adopted policies to promote women’s economic security and participation and close the gender wage gap. The United States is an extreme outlier in its lack of such policies.
While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.
The gender wage gap is also a drag on the U.S. economy; closing the gap should be a top priority of any economic policy agenda that seeks to strengthen and grow the economy.
A majority of small-business owners support a nationally administered paid family and medical leave insurance program.
Neil Gorsuch’s views would undermine women’s equality and put critical protections at risk.
Policy proposals must respond to women’s diverse challenges to achieve meaningful progress for all.
5 Ways the Republican ACA Repeal Bill Would Roll Back Progress on Health Insurance Coverage for Low-Income Women
The Republican ACA repeal bill would roll back progress on health insurance coverage for low-income women and push them further into the cycle of poverty.
The United States must acknowledge and focus on the mutually reinforcing ways in which reproductive health and economic empowerment help both women and the economy thrive.
Loretta J. Ross on the need for a more comprehensive understanding of how public policies affecting a woman’s autonomy over her body have implications beyond just issues of birth control, abortion, and sterilization.
Women contribute trillions of dollars to the economy each day in paid and unpaid labor.
The secretary of labor plays an important role in the daily lives of workers, from ensuring fair workplaces to advancing the economic security of working families. It is critical that whoever fills the position is dedicated to furthering these goals for all Americans.
The Title X Family Planning Program is a cornerstone of ensuring affordable access to women’s health care and must continue to be supported.