Most working mothers return home to a second shift of unpaid housework and caregiving after their official workday ends. When paid work, household labor, and child care are combined, working mothers spend more time working than fathers.
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.
In order to advance economic security for women and families in Georgia, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all women.
Racism in the United States is killing black mothers and babies—here’s why where they live, learn, work, and play matters.
African American women face maternal mortality rates three to four times higher than non-Hispanic white women, and several factors within the health care system contribute to this disparity.
Cuts to nutrition assistance programs may worsen poor maternal and infant health outcomes in the midst of an already dire mortality crisis.
A growing body of research on U.S. maternal and infant mortality rates among African Americans suggests that the nation must confront racism.
Both black mothers and women have long been devalued in American society, and racism must be acknowledged and confronted in the effort to reduce black maternal mortality.
Anti-choice advocates are intentionally conflating abortion and contraception in a strategic effort to chip away at contraception access.
Guns in the hands of domestic abusers pose an extreme risk to victims of abuse.
California’s Reproductive FACT Act ensures that women are informed about their reproductive health options; yet the anti-choice movement would prefer to keep them in the dark.
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.
Women's rights groups and supportive donor governments are resisting Trump's Global Gag Rule as its effects are being felt in the developing world.
Trump’s budget is an unmitigated disaster for everyday Americans—including women, people with disabilities, LGBTQ individuals, communities of color, and more.
It is imperative to consider how racism and other forms of discrimination contribute to alarmingly high rates of maternal and infant mortality among African American women.