The right policies can go a long way toward helping all South Carolina women gain economic security.
Using new data, this fact sheet update shows that women make up a majority of the U.S. population, but they lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.
It has been one year since the White House Summit on Working Families. This interactive shows some of the progress that has been made for working families during that time.
New polling data shows widespread support among small business owners for providing employees with birth control coverage.
As the U.S. Supreme Court’s Burwell v. Hobby Lobby ruling becomes the law of the land, small business owners show just how unnecessary the religious accommodations for contraceptive insurance are.
Public policy is an essential tool for promoting women’s workforce participation and leadership.
There are lessons to learn from other countries, such as Canada and Norway, where public policy has been used to help women stay in the workforce and succeed.
If women can’t work, they can’t rise. Only public policy can ensure that all women have the chance to participate fully and thrive.
States slowly recognize the rights of incarcerated pregnant women.
Women make up a majority of the U.S. population, but they lag substantially behind men when it comes to their representation in leadership positions.
Women need reproductive autonomy to achieve economic security and improved health.
With military sexual assault numbers on the rise, it is imperative that military leaders and members of Congress separate fact from fiction if they truly wish to see an end to this shameful trend.
Miriam Yeung, the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, discusses the intersections and implications of Roe v. Wade on her work on social justice and human rights.
University of Pennsylvania Professor Dorothy Roberts explains how she came to the movement, shares lessons about how to ensure that the movement be inclusive, and explores the connections between reproductive justice and the child-welfare system in light of the recent Supreme Court case, Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Viviana Waisman, executive director of Women's Link Worldwide, explains some of the successful strategies she has employed to enforce human rights standards before a number of foreign and international courts and shares lessons that advocates around the world can adopt.