Could Women’s Economic Empowerment Worldwide Actually Win in Washington?

New legislation in the House signals that Congress may finally be catching on—and recognizing that investing in women’s economic growth can multiply impacts throughout entire communities and societies.

Snatched Away: How the Trump Administration’s Attacks on Food Stamps Impact Women

With its work requirement guidelines, the Trump administration threatens to take away poor women’s access to food.

Women in Congress are Taking on Sexual Harassment with the EMPOWER Act

On June 5, Senators Kamala Harris (D-CA) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the EMPOWER Act to end sexual harassment for all women workers.

The Swimsuit Issue

The Miss America pageant’s decision to scrap the swimsuit competition, and their policy of judging contestants based on their physical appearance, is a step forward—but this type of judgement for women still exists in too many workplaces across the country.

Keep Marching: We Can Close the Wage Gap for Working Moms

For the 81 percent of women who become mothers, the wage gap is even bigger—and it’s bigger still for moms of color, queer moms and single moms.

Real Money and Real Opportunity: The Impact of the Cryptocurrency Gender Gap

This new form of financing is changing the way everyone lives, works, plays and donates—and a gender gap has already formed in who is benefitting from its rise.

A Mother’s Day Call to Action: It’s Time for Paid Parental Leave in the U.S.

As we celebrate progress for mothers in elected office, let’s not forget all the work that still needs to be done to make paid family leave a reality for every woman in the U.S.

What is the Future of Work for Women? Three Key Insights from the United State of Women Summit

Laphonza Butler, Ai-jen Poo and Aquilina Soriano discussed how to improve the workplace work for women in light of the #MeToo movement and the emerging gig economy at the 2018 United State of Women Summit. These are their three major takeaways.

Taking Immigrant Women from Economic Uncertainty to Unleashed Potential

The Trump administration’s hostility toward immigrants has left women, especially those on spousal visas, in the lurch.

From a Whisper to a Shout

In the era of #MeToo, whisper networks went public—and proved that women’s voices and collective power can lead to real-life victories in the fight to end workplace sexism.

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