Reproductive health care access is inextricably linked to labor market opportunity for women, and bodily autonomy and economic empowerment are mutually reinforcing.
Comprehensive efforts are necessary to combat sexual harassment in all industries, particularly those with large low-wage and predominantly female workforces.
The Trump administration spreads misinformation about contraception in order to defend their anti-choice and anti-women agenda.
To drive true change in the 2018 election cycle, women must maintain their momentum and champion policies that benefit all women and their families.
Michele and Igor sit down with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to discuss #MeToo, the viral hashtag that serves as a rallying cry against sexual misconduct and assault; her meeting with Ivanka Trump; and Administrator Scott Pruitt’s dangerous decisions at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Effectively tackling harassment requires an intentional, unwavering commitment from employers, employees, and policymakers to challenge and change workplace culture from top to bottom.
This week, Michele and Igor are joined by Hollywood producer Scott Budnick and Sen. Chris Murphy.
The Trump administration’s decision to end DACA is the latest assault on immigrants—casting them as undeserving of basic rights and undermining their ability to achieve economic stability; parent with dignity; and live healthy, productive lives.
On the heels of Ivanka Trump asking for lowered expectations of what she can achieve, this report card attempts to assess how well she has honored her promises to women and working families, and to map out ways to improve her work going forward.
Misogyny is more than being catcalled when you’re on your way to work; it’s embedded within the structure of our economy and limits our economic potential.
Current data show the need for a comprehensive paid family and medical leave policy.
Comprehensive paid family and medical leave not only helps workers care for their families but keeps them in the labor force, thus boosting the entire U.S. economy.
The federal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting program provides evidence-based services to mothers and children that help their whole families.
Collecting pay data from employers is a critical, much-needed tool to ensure vigorous enforcement of equal pay laws.
A significant federal investment in child care is urgently needed to make child care more affordable for and accessible to families, promote healthy development in young children, and create well-paying jobs in the growing care industry.