National Partnership for Women & Families
2016 Equal Pay Day

New Analysis, Released for Equal Pay Day, Shows How Much the Gender Wage Gap Is Costing Women & Families in Each State

A woman employed full time, year-round in the United States is typically paid just 80 cents for every dollar paid to a man — a yearly pay difference of $10,086. The gender wage gap contributes greatly to our country's high rates of poverty and income inequality. More

Doctor and patient interact

Blog // From the desk of ... Dawn Godbolt

Minority Health Month 2018: Tackling Persistent Health Disparities

To call attention to the persistent health disparities women of color face all year, we analyzed U.S. Census Bureau health insurance data for a five-part fact sheet series. More

Our Mission & History

We believe that actions speak louder than words, and for four decades we have fought for every major policy advance that has helped women and families. More


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