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Bending the Arc Toward Reproductive Justice

Pro-choice rallyAs this week marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein revisit CAP’s 2006 report, “More than a Choice: A Progressive Vision for Reproductive Health & Rights.”

by Jessica Arons and Shira Saperstein | Thursday, January 24, 2013

Interview with Nancy Northup

Jessica Arons talks with Nancy Northup, president of the Center for Reproductive Rights, in the first interview in a podcast series discussing the current state of the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement.

by Jessica Arons | Tuesday, January 22, 2013

What the International Community Can Do to Support the Protest Against the Delhi Gang Rape

India protestThis week’s horrifying incident is a tangible chance to advocate for stronger policies to protect women from violence, harassment, and discrimination.

by Sabina Dewan | Friday, December 21, 2012

How Women Changed the Outcome of the Election

Women vote in Oklahoma City article icon Issue Brief With women deciding the presidential election, and with record numbers of women in both the House and the Senate, policies helping women must now be on the front burner.

by Margie Omero and Tara McGuinness | Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Video: Our Voices, Our Agenda

play_alt icon Video CAP asks women from around the country what is on their agenda the next four years.

by Andrew Satter | Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Working Parents’ Lack of Access to Paid Leave and Workplace Flexibility

Mother cooking dinner article icon Issue Brief Paid leave and workplace flexibility policies would go a long way to help bring our nation up to speed and would allow working mothers and fathers to be both good workers and good parents.

by Sarah Jane Glynn | Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Young Women and Reproductive Health Care

Jessica Arons, Lucy Panza, and Lindsay Rosenthal explain why the Affordable Care Act helps young women access the health care they need in an affordable way.

by Jessica Arons, Lucy Panza, Lindsay Rosenthal | Monday, July 30, 2012

Young Americans: What No-Cost Contraception Means to Us

play_alt icon Video CAP asks young Americans what no-cost coverage of birth control will mean to them.

| Monday, July 30, 2012

Infographic: Women’s Preventive Services Now Covered Under Obamacare

An infographic from Jessica Arons shows how a range of preventive services for women will now be covered under the Affordable Care Act.

by Jessica Arons | Monday, July 30, 2012