Reproductive health care access is inextricably linked to labor market opportunity for women, and bodily autonomy and economic empowerment are mutually reinforcing.
Comprehensive efforts are necessary to combat sexual harassment in all industries, particularly those with large low-wage and predominantly female workforces.
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.
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.
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.
Congress’s latest attempt to repeal the ACA could raise women’s premiums and restrict access to vital services.
Collecting pay data from employers is a critical, much-needed tool to ensure vigorous enforcement of equal pay laws.
CAP’s geographic study of child care markets finds that approximately half of Americans across 22 states live in areas with an undersupply of child care options.
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.
New data show that for-profit corporations make up the majority of entities seeking exemptions from providing no-cost contraception under the Affordable Care Act.
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.