National Partnership for Women & Families

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America’s Women and the Wage Gap

FACT SHEET | Overall, women in the United States are paid 79 cents for every dollar paid to men. When women lose income, their economic security and that of their families is diminished.

A Double Bind: When States Deny Abortion Coverage and Fail to Support Expecting and New Parents

Every person should have the freedom to decide if, when and how to raise a family. But for many women struggling to make ends meet, this is not reality. Instead, they face layers of obstacles, including denial of access to abortion care and a lack of workplace supports.

#HighNoon2016 Toolkit

Sample coalition content for #HighNoon2016 debate day tweet storm.

New and Expanded Employer Paid Family Leave Policies (2015-2016)

CHART | A summary of employers' newly updated or expanded paid family leave policies that includes their rationales.

Quantifying America’s Gender Wage Gap Among Key Groups

America’s women and families continue to suffer from a persistent and pervasive gender wage gap. U.S. Census Bureau data reveal the typical size of that gap for women who hold full-time, year-round jobs, as well as for key subgroups of women.

Substantive Solutions for Preventing and Responding to Injury in Maternity Care Fact Sheet

Overdue: Insurance Coverage of Doula Care Infographic

Defensive Practice in Maternity Care Fact Sheet

Maternity Care and Liability Gaps in Knowledge Fact Sheet

Vaginal or Cesarean Birth: What is at Stake for Moms and Babies? Executive Summary

Impact of Caps on Non-Economic Damages and Other Tort Reforms in Maternity Care Fact Sheet

Impact of Maternity Care Quality Improvement Programs on Liability Fact Sheet

Interventions that are Unlikely to Foster Substantive Liability Solutions in Maternity Care Fact Sheet

Affordability of Liability Insurance Premiums to Maternity Care Providers Fact Sheet

Liability-Associated Distress Among Maternity Care Providers Sources and Solutions Fact Sheet

Policy Framework for Improving the Liability Environment for Women and Newborns, Maternity Care Providers, and Payers Fact Sheet

Occurrence of Negligent Injury and of Claims and Payouts in Maternity Care Fact Sheet

The Cost of Having a Baby in the United States Executive Summary

Maternity Care and Liability Findings on Topics of Interest to Policymakers and Others Fact Sheet Series

Table of Maternity Care Quality Improvement Strategies with Potential to Reduce Liability

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