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Rhetoric vs. Reality

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Rhetoric vs. Reality: Why Access to Contraception Matters to Women Fact Sheet

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Why Access to Contraception Matters to Women

The Trump administration spreads misinformation about contraception in order to defend their anti-choice and anti-women agenda.

Shilpa Phadke, Jamila Taylor, Nikita Mhatre

Rhetoric vs. Reality: 4 Myths About Paid Parental Leave Report

Rhetoric vs. Reality: 4 Myths About Paid Parental Leave

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.

Sunny Frothingham, Sarah Jane Glynn

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Equal Pay Report

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Equal Pay

Many conservatives profess support for equal pay but ignore the real need for stronger protections against pay discrimination and comprehensive solutions to close the gender wage gap.

Kaitlin Holmes, Jocelyn Frye, Sarah Jane Glynn, 1 More Jessica Quinter

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Child Care Report

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Child Care

Child care policies are finally getting the attention they deserve. It is critical to debunk misconceptions around child care as lawmakers consider a national policy solution.

Leila Schochet

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Paid Family and Medical Leave Report
Bryan Niedermeyer and Angelica Juarez visit with their daughter Olivia at Advocate Children's Hospital in Chicago on March 15, 2016. (AP/M. Spencer Green)

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Paid Family and Medical Leave

Conservative proposals, such as business tax credits and pregnancy 401(k)s, do not cut it for working families that need paid family and medical leave.

Sunny Frothingham, Sarah Jane Glynn

Rhetoric vs. Reality Fact Sheet
A woman gets her son dressed before leaving home for her job in Sacramento, California, on May 15, 2015. (AP/Rich Pedroncelli)

Rhetoric vs. Reality

Women and men need policy solutions that promote economic security and respond to the caregiving needs of families.

Jocelyn Frye

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