Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Texas

In order to advance economic security for women and families in Texas, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all.

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The Uneven Expansion of Access to Paid Sick Days

Too many private-sector workers, especially in Southern and Midwest states, do not have access to paid sick days, jeopardizing their family’s health and economic security—as well as their own.

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Valuing Black Women’s Work

Persistent pay disparities demand intentional, concrete policy solutions to combat bias and systemic barriers in order to expand opportunities for black women.

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Gender Matters

Strategies to combat sexual harassment must include expanding opportunities for women to decrease occupational segregation and remove barriers to high level jobs and senior leadership.

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How the U.S. Health Insurance System Excludes Abortion

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.

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