Thanks to lobbying by women’s advocacy groups, Obama’s stimulus bill offered women a good deal in terms of targeted funds to sectors in which women are employed as well as in human infrastructure investments.
Republicans “lower expectations” for Supreme Court nomination fight; economic insecurity, adoption, and abortion; experts react to the news that percentage of births to unwed mothers has risen sharply; Tennessee abortion amendment passes House.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provides substantial economic help to women and families. Although it does not include all that we want, it represents a major re-ordering of priorities in funding.
A new report assessing poverty reduction in Peru analyzes socioeconomic status through many lenses — except gender.
We need a world that supports and respects safe and voluntary motherhood, not just with cards, fancy dinners, and sentiment on one Sunday a year, but by respecting our rights every single day.
If we changed society’s attitudes and policies around mothering and child care, we could give a gift not just to our own moms but to all mothers this Mother’s Day.
Black children are twice as likely to enter U.S. foster care than white children. The culprit: Our inattention to poverty.