Ensuring Access to Family Planning Services for All
Issue Brief While women have access to family planning services at a multitude of health care facilities—and while a wide spectrum of funding sources covers contraceptives and those services—we are not doing enough to ensure access for all women.
Ensuring Access to Sexually Transmitted Infection Care for All
Issue Brief Increased funding and a wide variety of health care facilities and providers that can prevent, detect, and treat sexually transmitted infections are keys to reducing this underappreciated public health problem.
A Quick Guide on the Human Rights of Women
Fact Sheet Health, rights, and justice promote gender equality.
7 Actions that Could Shrink the Gender Wage Gap
Fact Sheet The gender wage gap has not seen real movement since 2007, but seven actions could help change that.
The Top 3 Things You Need to Know About the 2013 Poverty and Income Data
Charts New poverty and income data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census underscore that it is time to enact policies to create jobs, raise wages, and invest in family economic security.
Wise as Serpents but Harmless as Doves
The Obama administration’s new birth control rules are generous and strategically smart, but some opponents still aren’t happy.
Infographic: The Ripple Effect of the Hobby Lobby Decision
Allowing corporate religious liberty to trump employees’ religious liberty can lead to a cascade of poor health outcomes for the nation.
Out of Range
Report Women’s presence and roles in the military have greatly increased over the past few decades, but the military is falling far short of its obligation to provide servicewomen with adequate reproductive and sexual health care.
A Blueprint for Reclaiming Religious Liberty Post-Hobby Lobby
Report Religious liberty protections must strongly protect both individuals and religious institutions, but must be limited when the exercise imposes costs or burdens on others.
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.