The representation gap – even more significant for women of color – poses a huge barrier to ensuring policies that support state-level abortion access WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 28, 2023 – In a newly released report, Democracy & Abortion...
To Close Black Women’s Wage Gap, NPWF Urges Policymakers to Reject Business as Usual, Tear Down Systemic Barriers
NPWF President Jocelyn C. Frye released released a new issue brief on the systemic barriers that impact Black women’s economic security. The report, “Rejecting Business as Usual” comes on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day.
On 33rd Anniversary of the ADA, National Partnership for Women & Families Launches Disability Policy Agenda for Economic Justice
This is the first report from the National Partnership that dives into how to build an equitable economy that centers the needs of women with disabilities, and women of color with disabilities, in particular.
Today, Maine became the 14th state (including the District of Columbia) to enact a strong paid family and medical leave program, providing Mainers up to 12 weeks of paid leave to care for themselves or family members…
New NPWF Report: Emergency Leave Helped Workers Manage COVID-19 Needs, But Limited Reach Blunted Impact
A new report released today by the National Partnership for Women & Families finds that emergency leave policies implemented in the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA) were effective at protecting public health in 2020, but would have had stronger benefits with broader eligibility…
New NPWF Analysis Reveals Widespread Discrimination Leaves LGBTQI+ Parents Struggling to Make Ends Meet, With Less Access to Federal Support Programs
A new report from the National Partnership for Women & Families finds that LGBTQI+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex) parents have more difficulty paying for everyday expenses such as food, rent and medical bills than other groups.
New research by the National Partnership for Women & Families highlights the importance of pay data collection for identifying pay inequities, closing the wage gap and identifying other issues in corporate culture.
New report from the National Partnership for Women & Families calls for better wages and more opportunity for women this Equal Pay Day WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 13, 2023 – The National Partnership for Women & Families is releasing a new report, "Women's Work Is...
Today, Minnesota became the 13th state (including the District of Columbia) to enact a robust paid family and medical leave bill. This means that working people across the state will soon be able to take time off from work to care for themselves, their children and their families…
NPWF Applauds Renewed Push in Congress for National Paid Sick Days and Paid Family and Medical Leave
National Partnership for Women & Families joins Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill to reintroduce paid leave and paid sick days, including paid safe leave for survivors of domestic abuse
This time of year, there’s a lot of talk about what moms need – and unfortunately, not enough action – so we figured we’d offer a little bit of help.
The National Partnership for Women & Families applauds the Biden administration for taking an important next step toward improving caregiving supports, the quality of care jobs…
Occupational segregation – a legacy of racism, sexism and ableism – is a major contributor to the wage gap
There are many contributing factors to the wage gap, including racism, sexual harassment, and a lack of family-friendly policies. For Equal Pay Day this year, our team took a closer look at occupational segregation.
She has 14 No. 1 hits, sold over 340 million records and has broken barriers – building a beauty and fashion empire that is inclusive from the sizes, shapes and genders of the models, to the range of colors available in her makeup. But Rihanna’s latest role as a mom may be her most challenging yet.
New State-By-State Analysis: Lack of Paid Leave in Most States Means Workers Struggle with Caregiving and Illness
Ahead of FMLA’s 30th anniversary, researchers find a lack of paid leave makes economic challenges worse across the U.S.
On the eve of the 30th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act – also known as FMLA –, the National Partnership for Women & Families released a new analysis which finds that FMLA has been used more than 460 million times since being signed into law.
In honor of Halloween – and thanks to our newly released report on pregnancy discrimination — here are a few #ScaryStats on the issue:
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