The inactivity of the White House Council on Women and Girls is the latest byproduct of the Trump administration’s systematic erosion of women’s equality, one agency at a time.
Recognizing and reconciling individual biases, as well as conducting meaningful conversations about empowering black women and leveraging that power, will ensure that the United States is fairer and more prosperous for all.
Amid the national debate around the best paid leave strategies, new state laws provide commonsense protections for working families.
As Trump heads into the G20 summit in Germany this week, we reflect on how his anti-woman agenda poses serious harm to women overseas.
Understanding the breadth of wage discrimination charges is critical to ensuring that the United States pursues solutions responsive to the diverse needs of workers.
Republican Senators have introduced an ACA repeal bill that would drastically undermine women’s access to health care.
President Trump’s paid parental leave proposal leaves out important details for millions of working families.
The paid parental leave plan outlined in the Trump administration’s recent budget proposal falls far short of the comprehensive changes that would allow today’s working women to participate fully in the nation’s economy.
Trump’s plan to require states to provide six weeks of leave is unfunded, unworkable, and under-inclusive—and will further strain the already-underfunded UI system.
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.
In order for women to achieve political parity, the whole system that chooses and supports candidates has to change.
Trump’s policy agenda denies women their fundamental rights and is particularly harmful to mothers.
Conservatives often claim that if Planned Parenthood health centers are shut down, community health centers can absorb their patients and the costs, but such actions are unrealistic and will harm women and families.
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.