Jessica Washington shares how she developed relationships with sources while investigating how Native mothers experience the Minnesota foster care system.
The pandemic’s emotional strains are falling especially heavy on communities hit hardest by COVID, unemployment and child care challenges.
Ten-day quarantines are forcing families to keep young kids home, causing chaos for those in need of child care — regardless of negative COVID test results.
'Your Mom is a Bad Mom': Minnesota's Foster Care System Rooted in Racist Boarding School Legacy, Native Mothers and Experts Say
For many Native mothers, the fear of having their children ripped away from them and the ripple effects of generations of forced family separations remain omnipresent.
On Dec. 1, the Supreme Court will hear a case from Mississippi over its 2018 law banning abortion after 15 weeks—the first serious challenge to Roe v. Wade. Here's a state-by-state comparison of key abortion restrictions throughout the U.S.
A new study shows 41% of women living with kids in New York Ci are not working compared to 24% of men with children — a lingering effect of remote school and a perpetual child…
Providers say they shoulder costs for heating and repairs — and have concerns for the children in their care. Some 400 child care centers are housed in buildings operated by New York City Housing Authority,…
Former New York City mayoral candidate Maya Wiley says she won’t be running for New York governor, but that won’t stop her from championing her signature child care agenda from outside public office.
Denise Williams went to Queens Hospital Center last month. Her family found out 48 hours later that the 29-year-old mother of two had died at the city-run hospital. They still don’t know why.
‘One Paycheck Away From Losing Everything’: Why The Child Care Crisis Is Especially Hard for Black Mothers
The coronavirus pandemic caused a child care crisis. Black moms are bearing the biggest brunt.
Girls, especially girls of color, are inordinately subjected to a type of court order that's designed to protect them but often punishes them—or worse.
Vaccine availability, the delta variant and child care access are compounding challenges for working mothers.
Spanish-speaking child care providers say they are struggling to get the support they need during the pandemic.
The pandemic is disrupting one of the most prevalent forms of child care for children younger than 6: the informal network of family, friends and neighbor caregivers.
How Will the COVID Shot Affect Your Period? Scientists Say There’s Not Enough Data—But There Should Be
Health experts say the fact that people in vaccine trials were not asked about their periods speaks to the larger way the health concerns of women and other birthing people are often ignored and dismissed…
Women have been deeply embedded in the movement for clean water and sanitation for decades, which has become even more pressing amid the pandemic.
The pandemic has decimated the child care industry across the board, but home-based workers and older workers have been particularly impacted.
When a winter storm paralyzed Texas last month, millions of people in the state were left without power or heat or drinkable water. Traveling was dangerous and cell service was spotty. At the Houston Area…