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The Basic Facts About Women in Poverty Fact Sheet
 (A woman in Miami spends time looking at videos with her 6-year-old granddaughter after being laid off from her job as a food service cashier in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, March 2020.)

The Basic Facts About Women in Poverty

Women, especially women of color, in the United States are more likely to live in poverty than men, and they need robust, targeted solutions to ensure their long-term economic security.

Robin Bleiweis, Diana Boesch, Alexandra Cawthorne Gaines

Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity Fact Sheet

Health Disparities by Race and Ethnicity

Alleviating stark disparities in health coverage, chronic health conditions, mental health, and mortality across racial and ethnic groups in the United States will require deliberate and long-term efforts.

Sofia Carratala, Connor Maxwell

Transforming the Culture of Power Fact Sheet
 (Activists occupy the front steps of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., to protest against the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, October 2018.)

Transforming the Culture of Power

Pursuing concrete solutions that prioritize survivors, disrupt power imbalances, challenge systemic biases, and cut across the many issues driving gender-based violence is essential to ending this violence in all its forms.

Jocelyn Frye, Robin Bleiweis, Shilpa Phadke

Women’s Health and Rights in Immigration Detention Fact Sheet
A Honduran asylum-seeker holds her daughter at an indoor play space in the greater Washington, D.C. area. (A Honduran asylum-seeker holds her daughter at an indoor play space in the greater Washington, D.C. area.)

Women’s Health and Rights in Immigration Detention

This fact sheet offers policy recommendations to address the inhumane treatment of women and girls in the U.S. immigration detention system.

Nora Ellmann

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Oregon Fact Sheet
 (A woman pushes a child in a stroller on a sidewalk.)

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Oregon

In order to advance economic security for women and families in Oregon, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all.

Diana Boesch, Rachel Kershaw, Osub Ahmed

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Maine Fact Sheet
 (A woman who works as a bartender in a restaurant in Maine puts away dishes.)

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Maine

In order to advance economic security for women and families in Maine, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all.

Diana Boesch, Elena Wirth, Osub Ahmed

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Illinois Fact Sheet
 (A woman walks out of her home with her mother in Illinois.)

Fast Facts: Economic Security for Women and Families in Illinois

In order to advance economic security for women and families in Illinois, policymakers should prioritize policies that ensure economic equality and health care access for all.

Diana Boesch, Rachel Kershaw, Osub Ahmed

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