As states grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, they must leverage telehealth technology to protect and expand access to sexual and reproductive health services, now and into the future.
The U.S. health care system has never integrated or centered the health care needs of women, and the COVID-19 crisis is exposing these failures and harming women in the process.
The coronavirus pandemic further emphasizes the need for a range of accessible, affordable options for pregnancy-related care and support.
Midwives and doulas discuss their important role in addressing the U.S. maternal health crisis.
Women working full time earned an estimated $546.3 billion less than their male counterparts in the year since the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Paycheck Fairness Act. With each day the Senate fails to act, this earnings gap will only expand.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, workers need paid leave so that they are able to stay home to recover from an illness or provide care to a sick family member without risking their economic security.
Ensuring comprehensive pay data collection is essential to combating gender-based pay discrimination and securing equal pay for all women.
Adopting the long-overdue Equal Rights Amendment could help bolster existing statutory protections under attack, making it a key element in the fight for gender equality.
Continued inaction from Congress on work-family policies, including the current lack of access to affordable child care and comprehensive paid family and medical leave, costs workers $31.9 billion in lost wages annually.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in the Texas v. United States health care repeal lawsuit has introduced uncertainty into the insurance market, and women’s health is at stake.