Most working mothers return home to a second shift of unpaid housework and caregiving after their official workday ends. When paid work, household labor, and child care are combined, working mothers spend more time working than fathers.
At CAP's 2018 Ideas Conference, Michele and Igor speak with Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood. Then, CAP Senior Fellow Jocelyn Frye discusses women's rights with Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama.
CAP’s Jobs Blueprint addresses the wage stagnation and employment challenges facing working class Americans and communities left behind by investing in millions of new jobs nationwide to meet some of our nation’s most pressing economic and social needs and creating a job guarantee in the hardest-hit areas.
In order to advance economic security for women and families in Georgia, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all women.
Americans are ready for states—the laboratories of democracy—to offer a new progressive vision for shared prosperity. This report presents a menu of state policy priorities to help people secure good jobs and good wages and to support strong and healthy communities in which all people are treated fairly and equitably.
Racism in the United States is killing black mothers and babies—here’s why where they live, learn, work, and play matters.
African American women face maternal mortality rates three to four times higher than non-Hispanic white women, and several factors within the health care system contribute to this disparity.
Millennials are poised to use the lessons inherent in RBG’s legacy to not only resist recent attacks on gender equality, but also drive progressive change forward.
Michele sits down with three guests and discusses cases that are currently on the docket and their potential repercussions for progressive values, as well as "RBG," a new film about the influential justice's life.
Women of faith have played an integral role in the fight for gender equality in myriad ways, including feminist theology, leadership in houses of worship, advocacy for immigrants and refugees, and more.
Cuts to nutrition assistance programs may worsen poor maternal and infant health outcomes in the midst of an already dire mortality crisis.
Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.
Michele and Igor chat with Jennifer Palmieri, best-selling author and executive vice president for Communications and Advocacy at CAP, about what women in the workplace and in politics will need to confront in future elections.
A growing body of research on U.S. maternal and infant mortality rates among African Americans suggests that the nation must confront racism.
Both black mothers and women have long been devalued in American society, and racism must be acknowledged and confronted in the effort to reduce black maternal mortality.