Misogyny is more than being catcalled when you’re on your way to work; it’s embedded within the structure of our economy and limits our economic potential.
Current data show the need for a comprehensive paid family and medical leave policy.
Comprehensive paid family and medical leave not only helps workers care for their families but keeps them in the labor force, thus boosting the entire U.S. economy.
Congress’s latest attempt to repeal the ACA could raise women’s premiums and restrict access to vital services.
The federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides evidence-based services to mothers and children that help their whole families.
Collecting pay data from employers is a critical, much-needed tool to ensure vigorous enforcement of equal pay laws.
The Trump administration’s inaction reveals an empty commitment to equal pay for equal work and to measures that combat pay discrimination and promote fair pay practices.
Efforts to repeal the ACA would have made women of color more vulnerable as they sought to protect their health and provide for their families.
Trump’s paid parental leave plan is a poor substitute for comprehensive paid family and medical leave and fails to meet the needs of today’s working families.
New data show that for-profit corporations make up the majority of entities seeking exemptions from providing no-cost contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
The AHCA and BCRA would have endangered access to maternity care coverage, which has been essential in helping to ensure that black mothers have access to the health services they need.
This week on the podcast, Janaye Ingram and Alencia Johnson discuss the role of black women in the resistance movement.
The inactivity of the White House Council on Women and Girls is the latest byproduct of the Trump administration’s systematic erosion of women’s equality, one agency at a time.
Recognizing and reconciling individual biases, as well as conducting meaningful conversations about empowering black women and leveraging that power, will ensure that the United States is fairer and more prosperous for all.
Amid the national debate around the best paid leave strategies, new state laws provide commonsense protections for working families.