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The Equal Pay Act passed over 60 years ago. So, why do women still make less than men? – USA Today

“For every dollar men earn today, women across the board earn 78 cents, according to US Census Bureau data analysis by the National Partnership for Women & Families.”

“…On average, women employed in the United States lose a combined total of more than $1.6 trillion every year due to the wage gap,” according to a report from the National Partnership for Women and Families. Families, businesses and the economy suffer as a result.”

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The abortion crisis is crushing Black women. The numbers don’t lie. – Reckon News

“About 57% of all Black women ages 15-49 live in states with abortion bans, and 55% live in states with both abortion bans and above average maternal mortality, according to analysis released by National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda last week. Further escalating the effects of not having legal access to abortion where they live, the fact that 2.7 million Black women living in these states are economically insecure, and more likely to lack the funds necessary to travel to access abortion in another state.”

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If you thought rent was bad, child care now costs more than housing in all 50 states – Fortune

“The problems that contribute to expensive care are multifold and can be understood by taking a close look at how the market is funded, according to Jocelyn Frye, the president of the National Partnership for Women & Families, a nonprofit that works to improve lives.

‘It’s a perfect storm in terms of a number of things coming together,’ Frye told Fortune. ‘Families are struggling across the country, the costs are going up, the number of child-care workers has not yet rebounded fully from pre-pandemic numbers, the costs of operating child-care facilities are escalating and we don’t pay child-care workers themselves enough.'”

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State Abortion Bans Threaten Nearly Seven Million Black Women

Today, the National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda released a new analysis on the threats that nearly 7 million Black women face in the 26 states that have banned or are likely to ban abortion.

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Almost 7M Black women of reproductive age have little, no abortion access: Research – The Hill

“The analysis from National Partnership for Women & Families and In Our Own Voice: National Black Women’s Reproductive Justice Agenda found that nearly 7 million Black women ages 15-49 live in the 26 states that have banned or are likely to ban abortion.

The number of states to ban or limit abortion care has increased since the 2022 Supreme Court case that overturned Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the right to abortion.”

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