The coronavirus pandemic further emphasizes the need for a range of accessible, affordable options for pregnancy-related care and support.
Midwives and doulas discuss their important role in addressing the U.S. maternal health crisis.
The health care law provides coverage for millions of Americans and protects people with preexisting conditions, but it remains under threat from a Trump administration-backed lawsuit.
To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, workers need paid leave so that they are able to stay home to recover from an illness or provide care to a sick family member without risking their economic security.
As the connection between climate change and women’s health and well-being is better elucidated, it is important that researchers also utilize a reproductive justice framework.
Meaningful access to abortion care, as well as the ability to enforce abortion and other civil and human rights in court, are at stake in the upcoming Supreme Court case.
Adopting the long-overdue Equal Rights Amendment could help bolster existing statutory protections under attack, making it a key element in the fight for gender equality.
Continued inaction from Congress on work-family policies, including the current lack of access to affordable child care and comprehensive paid family and medical leave, costs workers $31.9 billion in lost wages annually.
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision in the Texas v. United States health care repeal lawsuit has introduced uncertainty into the insurance market, and women’s health is at stake.
The next president should move quickly to advance key priorities for women and their families.
New estimates show that recent efforts to strike down the Affordable Care Act could leave millions of women and girls with preexisting conditions at risk of being charged more or denied coverage for individual insurance.
Pursuing concrete solutions that prioritize survivors, disrupt power imbalances, challenge systemic biases, and cut across the many issues driving gender-based violence is essential to ending this violence in all its forms.
Dismantling the culture of power that sustains and fuels gender-based violence requires a comprehensive, national strategy that connects meaningful policy solutions across the diverse issues affecting survivors and communities.
This fact sheet offers policy recommendations to address the inhumane treatment of women and girls in the U.S. immigration detention system.
Paid leave proposals which only provide benefits to parents of new children or are funded through cuts to other programs will not meet the needs of working families.