Re-Establishing Religious Liberty Post-Hobby Lobby
Federal and state lawmakers must ensure that religious liberty is not used as a force to discriminate or impose costs on others.
Breadwinning Mothers, Then and Now
Report Mothers’ economic contributions to their families are more important now than ever before, as the majority of families with children are headed by women who are either the primary breadwinner or share that responsibility with a partner. Knowing who these women are provides a better understanding of our current workforce and highlights the need to update our nation’s labor standards.
Women Under the Gun
Report Intimate partner violence is a key driver of homicides of women, and weak gun laws at the federal and state levels leave far too many women facing a fatal end to their abuse.
An Anti-Shackling Wake-Up Call
States slowly recognize the rights of incarcerated pregnant women.
Explaining the Gender Wage Gap
Issue Brief Critics complain that estimates of the gender wage gap are inaccurate oversimplifications. In reality, the statistic that women earn 77 cents to the male dollar reflects real structural barriers to equality deserving of attention.
Infographic: How Many Women Are Benefiting from the Affordable Care Act?
This infographic is a compilation of data from multiple sources to highlight how women are benefiting from the Affordable Care Act. It will be updated at least monthly to reflect the most recent data available.
7 Important Facts to Know About STDs
As STD Awareness Month comes to a close, consider the effect such diseases have on health in the United States.
Women in Leadership: An Interview with Ella Bell
We need to do more to include women from all backgrounds in discussions about work and leadership.
The Economic Importance of Women’s Rising Hours of Work
Report The importance of women’s added work hours to families’ economic well-being lends a new urgency to rethinking U.S. labor standards for the 21st century.
Discrimination? Corporate Loopholes? Law Avoidance? Hobby Lobby’s Potentially Slippery Slope
Fact Sheet A poorly decided Hobby Lobby ruling has the ability to dramatically redefine religious liberty from a fundamental value that protects genuine religious beliefs to a loophole that can be used to discriminate and create unfair advantages in the corporate world.
Infographic: Hobby Lobby’s Slippery Slope
The outcome of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. v. Sebelius has the potential to dramatically transform religious liberty.
Fact Sheet: The Women’s Leadership Gap
Fact Sheet 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.
Report There is a silver lining to exclusion: Women, long outsiders, have had no choice but to think, act, and lead in out-of-the-box ways. That is why they are now poised to change our institutions for the better.
Why We Need a Political Leadership Pipeline for Women of Color
As women of color grow in number, we need more of them in elected office.
The Reproductive Politics of Living on the Brink
Women need reproductive autonomy to achieve economic security and improved health.