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.
Better data about race and ethnicity is critical for advancing gender justice
Inclusive, comprehensive data on racial and ethnicity is essential for gender justice and the work of the National Partnership.
Gen Z enters a strong job market – but the future is uncertain | #JobsDay May 2023
The job prospects for Gen Z are strong, but young workers face an uncertain economic future that could shape their earnings and careers for years to come.
This Earth Day, Let’s Treat Environmental Justice as a Gender Equity Issue
As we celebrate Earth Day and reflect on the steps we can all take to protect our planet, it’s important to highlight that climate change doesn’t impact everyone equally. Decades of racist policies – from housing to infrastructure to economic policies – often restricted low-income communities and communities of color to areas with more environmental hazards and heavy pollution.
Black women’s unemployment hits a historic low – but there is more to do | #JobsDay April 2023
The latest jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is starting off April with some promising news: Black women ages 20 and older have hit their lowest unemployment rate ever recorded in half a century of data, 4.2 percent. This is a good...
How Racism and Sexism Create the AANHPI Wage Gap
Data analysis shows how racism, sexism and ableism push Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander women into lower-paid jobs and undervalue their work.
Protecting Contraceptive Access is Essential
In an effort to support expanding access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act, the National Partnership joined others across the movement in reproductive health, rights, and justice in a comment letter to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
New Data on Veterans Show High Unemployment for Young Women
New data reveal employment challenges for young women veterans, veterans of color, and disabled veterans.
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.
Unemployment Increases for Women of Color Mean the Fed Should Pause Interest Rate Hikes | #JobsDay March 2023
Today’s new data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for February reveal that the economy is starting to show signs of softening and that gains for women of color – who have long been marginalized in the labor market – are at risk.
Attention Employers: The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Is Now the Law of the Land
Ten years after the bill was first introduced, President Biden signed the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) into law on December 29, 2022. The landmark law confirms protections for pregnant and birthing workers, helping them stay in their jobs without risking their health or safety. In doing so, it’s a win for employees AND employers.
Rihanna’s Motherhood Journey And Why We All Need Policies That Support Working Parents
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.