Responding to institutional neglect, Black women are more likely to provide financial assistance to family members than other groups. What can federal policymakers do to address the Black Tax—a racial and gender wealth gap?

Home Health care worker

We’re facing a national labor shortage of home healthcare aides, who tend to the basic needs of millions of Americans. To meet this crisis, we must transform labor conditions in the home healthcare industry

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For too many low-income people, menstrual products are inaccessible and unaffordable. Federal and state government should take action to solve period poverty.

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The fight against climate change demands gender equitable responses. New research finds that female managers contribute to reductions in corporate carbon emissions

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The pandemic has forced us to confront, simultaneously, expectations of women as workers and caretakers.

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Policymakers can target gender inequality to set the conditions for local economic growth.