Monthly Archives: March 2018

The U.S. “Motherhood Penalty” Isn’t Getting Any Better

The motherhood penalty refers to the economic disadvantage of becoming a mother in the United States. For example, research has repeatedly shown that mothers earn less money than women without children. A new report analyzing three time periods going back … Continue reading

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We Just Filed Another Brief to the Supreme Court of the United States

The Women’s Law Project continues to lead advocacy efforts against discriminatory laws that enable the government to forcefully deny women their inheritance, even when explicitly designated as the beneficiary by a person who has died. “These laws let the government … Continue reading

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