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Valuing Women’s Caregiving During and After the Coronavirus Crisis Report

Valuing Women’s Caregiving During and After the Coronavirus Crisis

Working women face new caregiving challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic and need structural policy change that mitigates long-term impacts on their earnings and employment, including resources to stabilize the child care industry.

Diana Boesch, Katie Hamm

On the Frontlines at Work and at Home: The Disproportionate Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Women of Color Report
A grocery store worker stands behind a protective plastic screen as she works the cashier at a supermarket in Miami, April 2020.

On the Frontlines at Work and at Home: The Disproportionate Economic Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Women of Color

Too little attention has been paid to the consequences of the escalating COVID-19 pandemic for women of color, even as it exacerbates existing disparities and further undermines their families’ economic stability and survival.

Jocelyn Frye

Community-Based Doulas and Midwives Report
Joey McLeister/Star Tribune Minneapolis,Mn.,Thurs.,April 22, 2004--(Left to right) Hawa Ade was Muna Said Mohamed's doula for the birth of her eighth baby, two-month-old Mariam Mohamed at Fairview University Hospital.  Ade is a doula at Hennepin County Medical Center, too.  Mohamed said she was grateful for the massages from Ade which eased the pain of labor. GENERAL INFORMATION: At Fairview University Hospital, Somali women are helped by Somali doulas before and during birth. (Photo by JOEY MCLEISTER/Star Tribune via Getty Images) (A doula sits with a mother and her 2-month-old baby at a hospital in Minneapolis, April 2004.)

Community-Based Doulas and Midwives

The coronavirus pandemic further emphasizes the need for a range of accessible, affordable options for pregnancy-related care and support.

Nora Ellmann

June Medical Services v. Russo Report
Hundreds of people line up outside of the U.S. Supreme Court building for a chance to attend arguments at the start of the court's new term, October 7, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Hundreds wait in line outside of Supreme Court.)

June Medical Services v. Russo

Meaningful access to abortion care, as well as the ability to enforce abortion and other civil and human rights in court, are at stake in the upcoming Supreme Court case.

Jamille Fields Allsbrook, Nora Ellmann

The Equal Rights Amendment: What You Need To Know Report
 (Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 20th anniversary on the bench at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., August 2013.)

The Equal Rights Amendment: What You Need To Know

Adopting the long-overdue Equal Rights Amendment could help bolster existing statutory protections under attack, making it a key element in the fight for gender equality.

Robin Bleiweis

Transforming the Culture of Power Report
 (Protesters against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh demonstrate at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on October 6, 2018.)

Transforming the Culture of Power

Dismantling the culture of power that sustains and fuels gender-based violence requires a comprehensive, national strategy that connects meaningful policy solutions across the diverse issues affecting survivors and communities.

Jocelyn Frye, Shilpa Phadke, Robin Bleiweis, 6 More Maggie Jo Buchanan, Danielle Corley, Osub Ahmed, Rebecca Cokley, Laura E. Durso, Chelsea Parsons

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Not All Paid Leave Proposals Are Equal Report

Rhetoric vs. Reality: Not All Paid Leave Proposals Are Equal

Paid leave proposals which only provide benefits to parents of new children or are funded through cuts to other programs will not meet the needs of working families.

Diana Boesch

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