Women of color experiencing perinatal mood disorders often suffer in silence and lack access to mental health care. Mental health stigma must be dismantled and key interventions implemented at the policy and community levels.
There is a pervasive lack of sensitivity to the ways in which girls of color signal emotional distress—a widespread failure on the part of adults that results in too many girls falling through the cracks at school.
Effectively tackling harassment requires an intentional, unwavering commitment from employers, employees, and policymakers to challenge and change workplace culture from top to bottom.
Misogyny is more than being catcalled when you’re on your way to work; it’s embedded within the structure of our economy and limits our economic potential.
Current data show the need for a comprehensive paid family and medical leave policy.
Comprehensive paid family and medical leave not only helps workers care for their families but keeps them in the labor force, thus boosting the entire U.S. economy.
Trump’s paid parental leave plan is a poor substitute for comprehensive paid family and medical leave and fails to meet the needs of today’s working families.
The inactivity of the White House Council on Women and Girls is the latest byproduct of the Trump administration’s systematic erosion of women’s equality, one agency at a time.
Recognizing and reconciling individual biases, as well as conducting meaningful conversations about empowering black women and leveraging that power, will ensure that the United States is fairer and more prosperous for all.
As Trump heads into the G20 summit in Germany this week, we reflect on how his anti-woman agenda poses serious harm to women overseas.
The paid parental leave plan outlined in the Trump administration’s recent budget proposal falls far short of the comprehensive changes that would allow today’s working women to participate fully in the nation’s economy.
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.
Women’s progress requires comprehensive solutions that respond to women’s diverse experiences and challenges, create a level playing field, and better position women to determine their own futures.
It has only been 100 days since President Trump took office, and millions of American women and families are already feeling the adverse impacts of his administration’s misguided agenda.
Countries around the world have adopted policies to promote women’s economic security and participation and close the gender wage gap. The United States is an extreme outlier in its lack of such policies.