Women’s progress requires comprehensive solutions that respond to women’s diverse experiences and challenges, create a level playing field, and better position women to determine their own futures.
Women face more hard-to-avoid risks than men, especially from caregiving, that can lower their savings and leave them economically vulnerable.
Single women face a number of hard-to-avoid risks and large-scale economic insecurity, which requires policymakers to update social protections.
While achieving progress on national work-life and anti-discrimination policies has been all but politically impossible in the United States in the past few decades, industrialized and developing countries alike are comprehensively addressing both facets of the gender wage gap.
The gender wage gap is also a drag on the U.S. economy; closing the gap should be a top priority of any economic policy agenda that seeks to strengthen and grow the economy.
Neil Gorsuch’s views would undermine women’s equality and put critical protections at risk.
Policy proposals must respond to women’s diverse challenges to achieve meaningful progress for all.
5 Ways the Republican ACA Repeal Bill Would Roll Back Progress on Health Insurance Coverage for Low-Income Women
The Republican ACA repeal bill would roll back progress on health insurance coverage for low-income women and push them further into the cycle of poverty.
Loretta J. Ross on the need for a more comprehensive understanding of how public policies affecting a woman’s autonomy over her body have implications beyond just issues of birth control, abortion, and sterilization.
The Title X Family Planning Program is a cornerstone of ensuring affordable access to women’s health care and must continue to be supported.
The Global Gag Rule is likely to be the first of many Trump administration executive actions aimed at derailing access to women’s health care.
Contrary to claims by opponents, paid sick days and paid family and medical leave do not lead to a rise in unemployment but rather benefit workers, businesses, and the economy.
Faced with President-elect Trump's threat to repeal the Affordable Care Act, women must consider long-term options for contraceptives.
For workers in the United States, paid time off for caretaking is a perk for the privileged, while overseas, it’s a right. Some companies fill in the gaps—for some lucky workers.
Many Americans still do not understand the complementary but different roles paid sick days and paid family and medical leave play for working families.