The nation with the highest adolescent pregnancy and birth rates in the industrialized world has not figured out how to meet the educational needs of pregnant and parenting teens. In fact, we’re going the other direction – gutting the too-rare programs that have developed to meet the unique needs of teen parents.
This winter, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in a number of cases that could expand or curtail women’s ability to challenge discrimination in the workplace.
There’s a much bigger battle looming than the one between the Obama and Clinton camps. It’s this: women have suffered incredible setbacks under the Bush Administration, and whether that path continues after November is in women’s hands.