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Fast Facts: Economic Security for Nevada Families

article icon Fact Sheet The right policies can go a long way toward helping Nevada women gain economic security.

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State Paid Leave Administration

book_alt2 icon Report This report outlines key considerations for states interested in developing paid family and medical leave programs.

Changing the Conversation on Abortion Restrictions

article icon Issue Brief Hundreds of laws have been passed to restrict abortion in the past few years that undermine health care providers’ ability to provide—and patients’ right to receive—individualized, quality care. To counter this, legislators in several states are introducing bills that would protect evidence-based medical care and expand abortion access.

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How Married Women’s Rising Earnings Have Reduced Inequality

Our currently unacceptable levels of inequality would be even higher were it not for married women’s rising earnings.

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To Fight Inequality, Support Women’s Work

book_alt2 icon Report Policies that give all women an equal shot at staying employed are essential tools in fighting income inequality.

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The Importance of Women of Color Voters: Then and Now

bars icon Charts Data from the U.S. Census Bureau show the important role of women of color voters.

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The Women’s Leadership Gap

article icon Fact Sheet Using new data, this fact sheet update shows that women make up a majority of the U.S. population, but they lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.

Progress Continues One Year After the White House Summit on Working Families

cursor icon Interactive It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.

Infographic: Small Business Owners Support Contraception Insurance Coverage

New polling data shows widespread support among small business owners for providing employees with birth control coverage.

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Small Business Owners Are More Progressive than the U.S. Supreme Court Thinks

As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.

Infographic: How Access to Paid Leave Helps Fathers

Paid family leave is working for new fathers in California, and it is time for the rest of the nation to catch up.

Infographic: How Many Women Are Benefiting from the Affordable Care Act?

This infographic is a compilation of data from multiple sources to highlight how women are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act. It will be updated at least monthly to reflect the most recent data available.

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Fact Sheet: 4 Generations of American Women

article icon Fact Sheet This brief guide highlights the different work and life experiences of women of the Millennial, Generation X, Baby Boom, and Silent generations.


4 Generations of American Women: Great Progress, Persistent Challenges

article icon Issue Brief The differences among women are as real as the challenges they share. To motivate the next generation, today’s women leaders need to listen and learn.

Infographic: Raising the Minimum Wage Would Have the Greatest Impact on Working Women

The workers who stand to benefit from an increase in the minimum wage are mostly women—and these women are likely to be working mothers over age 25.