The vice presidential debate could easily sway undecided women voters if Vice President Biden elaborates on policy contrasts on women’s health and rights.
Emilie Openchowski explains why the Republican platform and recent controversy surrounding abortion rights and women’s health are troubling indications of the party’s ultimate objectives.
You do not have to dig too hard into his record to realize that a President Romney would be very bad for women, write Jessica Arons, Sarah Jane Glynn, and Katie Wright.
Jessica Arons explains why the policies promoted by Gov. Romney and Rep. Ryan are both extreme and costly for women.
Jessica Arons and Lindsay Rosenthal compare President Obama and Gov. Romney on their positions related to women's health.
Insurance companies currently charge women more than men, often don't provide maternity coverage, and deny insurance to victims of domestic violence.
Adding to the rampant mythmaking that health care reform will result in a mandate for taxpayer-funded abortions, Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) yesterday released a GOP Leader Alert claiming “the legislation would in fact allow abortions to be subsidized by taxpayer funds.”
Heather Boushey testifies to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on how women's increasing role as the family breadwinner may necessitate policy changes.
CAPAF Senior Economist Heather Boushey testifies before the House Committee on Education and Labor on how workplaces can help families.
Jessica Arons and the Center for American Progress Action Fund applaud the Senate for passing legislation that will help ensure equal pay.