A new report demonstrates the connection between maternal and child education, finding that mothers’ literacy programs boost their children’s math scores and their own sense of empowerment.
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Breastfeeding has health benefits, but does it also carry an economic penalty for mothers?
Authors investigate how women’s bargaining power in the household can influence the success of public health interventions.
Romney campaign strategist Beth Myers discusses the direction of the Republican party after the 2012 campaign.
A new study examines the prevalence of eviction in the lives of low-income women living in Milwaukee.
What role does the willingness to negotiate for salaries play in the gender gap?
A World Bank report looks at the impact of women’s social capital on child malnutrition in Peru.
In this week’s episode of Chicago Policy Radio, Bradley Crawford sits down with Andi Zeisler, cofounder of Bitch magazine, to talk about family policy, women’s status in developing countries, and the path of women’s progress over the past fifteen years.
As women in developing countries gain exposure to the labor market, their attitudes toward marriage, fertility, and professional development change.
Family planning services are most effective in communities with low levels of education.