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It’s Not Just Texas and Mississippi: Abortion Access is in Jeopardy Across the Deep South

As all eyes turn to the landmark case before the Supreme Court, advocates in the South say they’ve been sounding the alarm on access for years.

How Major Abortion Laws Compare State by State: Map

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.
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Would You Manage 70 Children And A 15-Ton Vehicle For $18 An Hour?

Take a new job or take your kids to school? A school bus driver shortage in suburban Minneapolis is leaving some moms with tough choices. It’s happening across America and is a trend that experts say won’t bode well for women and the economy.
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Unsafe, Unsanitary Conditions Plague Child Care Centers at NYC Public Housing: Operators

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,…
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‘No Fish Means No Food’: How Yurok Women Are Fighting For Their Tribe’s Health

Their salmon have all but disappeared, so Yurok mothers are fighting for their tribe’s health and food sovereignty.
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‘We Have to Survive’: Meet NYC Immigrant Women Fighting for Their Communities During the Pandemic

In the absence of comprehensive governmental safety nets, New York women banded together, adapted their skill sets, organized aid and fought for policy changes. What’s next for them?
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The Women Left Out of Post-9/11 Health Care

The events of 9/11 made these women sick. Twenty years later, why are they still left out of the health coverage that was created for survivors?
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‘They Left Us to the Taliban’

Six Afghan women describe their feelings of fear, anger, and betrayal in the wake of America’s departure.
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Are You a Teacher? FiveThirtyEight and The Fuller Project Want to Hear From You

If you are currently a K-12 teacher, take this survey to help contribute to an in-depth investigation by FiveThirtyEight and The Fuller Project.
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‘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.
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How a Little-Known Legal Loophole Punishes Girls Who Don’t Behave

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.
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‘Women Are Routinely Discredited’: How Courts Fail Mothers and Children Who Have Survived Abuse

Burdened by the high cost of legal help and penalized by courts that favor fathers, women risk losing children to abusive partners
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Female ‘Hotshot’ Firefighters Want Action on Reproductive Health Risks

A system "built for men" exposes women to chemicals that have been linked to miscarriage, birth defects and slowed fetal growth.
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Words for Her: Indians in America Pay Tribute to Those Affected by COVID

Those in the U.S. with ties to India are reckoning with uncertainty and fear for themselves, those immediately around them, and loved ones across the world.
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The Moms STILL Are Not Alright

Vaccine availability, the delta variant and child care access are compounding challenges for working mothers.
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Many Spanish-Speaking Immigrant Caregivers Feel Left Out of Child Care Relief Efforts

Spanish-speaking child care providers say they are struggling to get the support they need during the pandemic.
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Celebrity Justice: How Women Saw Their Own Experiences in the Cosby and Spears Cases

Two high-profile celebrity court cases over the past week seemed to capture the frustration many women experience as they seek justice in the U.S. legal system.
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NYC Immigrant Communities Have Long Been Represented by White Men. Will This Election Change That?

Women of color are running to transform local governance in New York and across the U.S., driven by the belief that their communities have been neglected and inspired by the successes at the national level.
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