Jessica Arons interviews Lynn Paltrow of the National Advocates for Pregnant Women about the importance of Roe v. Wade for not only women who choose to terminate their pregnancies but also for all women nationwide.
With military sexual assault numbers on the rise, it is imperative that military leaders and members of Congress separate fact from fiction if they truly wish to see an end to this shameful trend.
Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, discusses the intersections and implications of Roe v. Wade on her work on social justice and human rights.
Issue Brief As recently released data show, the rate of women of color showing up at the polls on Election Day increased from 2008 to 2012.
Restrictions on Medicaid coverage of abortion services disproportionately affect poor women and women of color, further exacerbating inequality in this country.
University of Pennsylvania Professor Dorothy Roberts explains how she came to the movement, shares lessons about how to ensure that the movement be inclusive, and explores the connections between reproductive justice and the child-welfare system in light of the recent Supreme Court case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Though women have the majority of jobs in many of the fastest-growing sectors of the economy, these industries are also the lowest paying, meaning women will continue to experience wage gaps in coming years unless we address this issue.
Closing the wage gap will bring more Asian American women into leadership positions, give equal opportunity to immigrant women, and bring positive change to all of our communities.
Of the more than 500 occupations surveyed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women on average earn more than men in just seven professions and earn less than men in all other jobs.
Sally Steenland talks with Rabbi Dennis Ross, a religious advocate and congregational rabbi, in the third interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.
This month marks the third anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which has led to numerous successes for women’s health but also reminds us that we have a lot left on our agenda.
Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.
Eradicating extreme poverty globally, as outlined in the U.N. Millennium Development Goals, is achievable only if inequality and discrimination against women and girls is eradicated first.
Despite making up a majority of the population, women are still missing where it can matter most: positions of power and leadership in elected office and the private sector.