The system of mass incarceration is perhaps the clearest manifestation of structural racism in the United States—with particularly damaging effects for black women and infants.
At CAP's 2018 Ideas Conference, Michele and Igor speak with Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood. Then, CAP Senior Fellow Jocelyn Frye discusses women's rights with Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to President Barack Obama.
Throughout his tenure at the Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator Pruitt has favored polluters and corporations over reproductive health, rights, and justice—and women of color are losing out the most.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ guidance is already empowering appointees throughout the administration to attack the equality and legal protections of LGBTQ people, women, and religious minorities.
Anti-choice advocates are intentionally conflating abortion and contraception in a strategic effort to chip away at contraception access.
Through its support for fake women's health centers in NIFLA v. Becerra, the anti-choice movement again demonstrates its willingness to manipulate women's right to make informed decisions about their reproductive health.
Abortion bans are unnecessary, based on false information, and impede women's rights and access to critical health care.
Under the Trump administration, there has been a particularly ferocious effort to deny women their fundamental rights and limit access to abortion, as well as an array of other reproductive health services.
The next U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services will play a pivotal role in creating a health care system that supports women’s and families’ health care needs.
Reproductive health care access is inextricably linked to labor market opportunity for women, and bodily autonomy and economic empowerment are mutually reinforcing.
The Trump administration’s decision to end DACA is the latest assault on immigrants—casting them as undeserving of basic rights and undermining their ability to achieve economic stability; parent with dignity; and live healthy, productive lives.
Faith and reproductive justice leaders speak out against President Trump’s rule to deny women contraceptive coverage.
Women of color deserve the respect and dignity to parent in safe environments with the proper social supports.
On the heels of Ivanka Trump asking for lowered expectations of what she can achieve, this report card attempts to assess how well she has honored her promises to women and working families, and to map out ways to improve her work going forward.
Efforts to repeal the ACA would have made women of color more vulnerable as they sought to protect their health and provide for their families.