Abortion is considered to be a separate, politicized entity within the broader health insurance system, but a lack of coverage for this critical health care can have devastating impacts on women.
As the Trump-Pence administration moves to dismantle the Title X program, four Title X providers explain what the domestic gag rule would mean for their work and their patients.
American Indian and Alaska Native women face high rates of maternal and infant mortality.
In order to advance economic security for women and families in Ohio, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all women.
New estimates show that recent efforts to eliminate pre-existing condition protections could leave millions of women and girls at risk of being charged more or denied coverage for individual insurance.
Abortion restrictions and threats to access to comprehensive reproductive health care could be contributing toward the maternal mortality crisis in the United States.
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.
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.