Today, the average woman who works full-time, year-round earns 79 cents to every dollar earned by men. What’s behind the wage gap?
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.