What makes Emily’s List loom so large in 2018 is the combination of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 defeat and Donald Trump’s provocations from the White House.
More than 300 women — a record — are now running for Congress.
Emily’s List President Stephanie Schriock spoke to CNBC’s John Harwood about the Trump era, Nancy Pelosi’s leadership and the Me Too movement.
New parents could finance paid time off in return for a slight delay in starting Social Security benefits.
Senator Tammy Duckworth, D-Illinois, made history this week by announcing her pregnancy. When she has her daughter in the spring, she will become the first sitting senator in US history to give birth while in office.
It was one year ago that millions of women worldwide marched against newly inaugurated US President Donald Trump.
Feminism is back, with a vengeance, and you can thank
Donald Trump for that. No, seriously. The pussy-grabbing scam artist, ignoramus, and vulgarian with zero government experience, who ran on “Lock her up!” and gold-plated racism, won the White House against a former US senator and secretary of state, a woman with many progressive and
A bootstrap mythology of American exceptionalism — without women — has become the new Republican ethos. From tweets about a woman’s supposed bloody facelift and dissolving the White House Council on Women and Girls to supporting a version of healthcare that places women’s lives in grave danger, the Trump administration is working to remove women from American life, one policy at a time.
“The [paid family leave] policy outlined in the administration’s recent budget proposal emphasizes the need for mothers and fathers to have access to paid leave to encourage both parents to share parenting responsibilities and to strive toward minimizing hiring biases. While this policy will benefit all working parents, it will have an especially positive effect for women, who are far more likely than men to leave the workforce to provide unpaid care for a child.”
A hundred days after an unprecedented number of women around the world marched to protest President Donald Trump, 31 U.S. senators penned a letter asking him to cease his “despicable attacks” on women’s health and women’s rights.
A growing share of working parents and an aging population have put pressure on more American workers as they balance family caregiving responsibilities and work obligations.
According to the New York Times, the Trump administration is considering a new approach to childcare after backlash over cost and the exclusion of fathers. The new proposal would provide mothers and fathers (adoptive and biological) with a family leave financed by either tax increases or some other option not yet divulged.