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The pandemic has shone a spotlight on many aspects of work and family obligations in the U.S. and the myriad ways in which these competing sets of responsibilities sometimes pose untenable trade-offs for working parents. The increase in job flexibilities and leave options during the pandemic made clear that in many cases, allowing such family-friendly work policies can facilitate a better quality of life for workers while also allowing them to successfully perform their jobs.
Representation matters, and the absence of it has disparate, and sometimes disastrous, consequences. Find out how medical and academic institutions are tackling the Black maternal health crisis in the U.S.
Grant Khanbalinov is a Navy veteran and champion for stronger systems and resources that support mental health. We asked Grant to share his personal experience with paid leave and why he believes it’s essential for everyone.
Women’s Equality Day serves as a reminder of the ongoing fight to ensure that voting rights and equal rights are secured for all.
The Women’s Bureau has been asking women about their experiences during the pandemic and what support they need going forward. Here are their stories.
Even before COVID, many women needed time off but were not able to take it. Here's a look at the data.
The Equal Pay Act was signed nearly 60 years ago. But today, on average, women still earn only 80-83% of what men earn.
Our Women’s Bureau was founded 101 years ago. As we look toward the next hundred years of service, Women’s Bureau Director Wendy Chun-Hoon discusses the agency’s unique opportunity to create new and better solutions for working women.