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Senior Director and Senior Legal Fellow, Women’s Initiative
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This fact sheet provides an overview of opportunities to expand unpaid family and medical leave under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act.
Jan 17, 2024
Molly Weston Williamson
Protections against age discrimination, enhanced workforce supports, and a higher minimum wage are needed to advance equity for older women.
Beth Almeida, Christian E. Weller
The same radical Supreme Court majority that eradicated the constitutional right to abortion will now review the approval of mifepristone.
Dec 13, 2023
Paid family and medical leave benefits start in Colorado on January 1, 2024.
Center for American Progress staff and other advocates join the rally outside the Supreme Court before oral arguments in United States v. Rahimi.
Nov 8, 2023
Kierra B. Jones, Madalyn Reagan, Ashley Joo
Ohio’s Issue 1 ballot initiative to codify the legal status of abortion in the state constitution affects both abortion access and maternal mortality rates.
Sabrina Talukder, Tracy Weitz, Sara Estep, 3 More
Kierra B. Jones, Amina Khalique, Isabela Salas-Betsch
United States v. Rahimi highlights how the U.S. Supreme Court’s adherence to originalism will fail survivors of domestic violence.
Oct 17, 2023
Drug companies must prioritize access to and set affordable prices for birth control and drugs that treat postpartum depression.
Oct 16, 2023
Kierra B. Jones
The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to hear two cases with serious implications for women’s safety, security, and well-being, and the future of women’s rights in the United States.
Oct 4, 2023
Sabrina Talukder, Kierra B. Jones, Toni Pandolfo, 1 More
In the 2023 term, the U.S. Supreme Court is likely to hear two cases, one on gun violence and one on abortion access, that will directly and disproportionately affect women.
Oct 2, 2023
A government shutdown could disrupt grant funding and thus stall essential resources to help survivors of domestic violence, many of whom are women.
Sep 28, 2023
Sara Estep, Becca Damante
In an op-ed published by WorkingNation, Beth Almeida argues why economic inclusivity means more career mobility for older women.
Sep 27, 2023
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