Data that combine all ethnicities of AAPI women tend to obscure economic, educational, and occupational differences within the AAPI community and the unique challenges facing key AAPI subpopulations.
Changes are needed to Medicaid at the federal and state levels to increase women’s access to highly effective long-acting reversible contraceptives, or LARCs, after childbirth and abortion care.
More than 2 million pregnant women will be potentially at risk from Zika this summer and fall.
The United States and its territories cannot afford to delay implementing the Obama administration’s plan to address the Zika virus. Congress should put aside partisanship to pass emergency funding.
Our child care assistance system is due for major reform. In this report, parents and providers make the case for rules and regulations that put children first and respect the real-life struggles of working parents.
Labor market frictions exacerbate lower pay for women.
Women and men need policy solutions that promote economic security and respond to the caregiving needs of families.
All workers need time away from work at some point, but access to paid days off is uneven. New Center for American Progress research shows who is most likely to have access to time off.
Every worker has the potential need for paid leave and workplace flexibility, but access is uneven. Policymakers must ensure that all workers can care for themselves and their families while staying employed.
Latinas are vital labor force members and family breadwinners, but they are also underpaid and insufficiently protected.