The Importance of Women of Color Voters: Then and Now
Charts Data from the U.S. Census Bureau show the important role of women of color voters.
The Women’s Leadership Gap
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
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.
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.
Fact Sheet: 4 Generations of American Women
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
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.
Hours Flexibility and the Gender Gap in Pay
Report There is a large hourly wage penalty associated with working fewer hours per week, and although the effect is similar by gender, women are more greatly affected because they are more likely to work fewer than 40 hours per week.
How the Gender Wage Gap Differs by Occupation
A new CAP analysis shows the jobs with the largest and smallest gender wage gaps.
Women of Color and the Gender Wage Gap
Issue Brief Women of color experience a wider gender wage gap, on average, compared with white women.
What Occupational Data Show About the Causes of the Gender Wage Gap
The types of jobs that men and women hold, as well as the industries they work in, have a large effect on the gender wage gap.
The Gender Pay Gap Explained
Video Women in the United States only earn 78 cents to the dollar compared with men. But there is a lot of confusion about this number. What does it really mean? And where did it come from?