National Women's Law Center

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Take it from Carol Brady, Clair Huxtable, and Marge Simpson: when it comes to keeping your kids healthy, Mom knows best. Remind your adult kids to sign up for health coverage by the March 31 deadline!

Take it from Carol Brady, Clair Huxtable, and Marge Simpson: when it comes to keeping your kids healthy, Mom knows best. Remind your adult kids to sign up for health coverage by the March 31 deadline!

Don’t let this happen to you. Make sure your adult kids know there’s only a week left to sign up for health care coverage to take effect at the start of 2014 at www.WordOfMom.org!

Don’t let this happen to you. Make sure your adult kids know there’s only a week left to sign up for health care coverage to take effect at the start of 2014 at www.WordOfMom.org!

Outrageous! Some pregnant women are still forced to choose between losing their jobs & endangering their pregnancies. Share this image if you support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act!

Some pregnant women are still forced to choose between losing their jobs endangering their pregnancies. Share this image if you support the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act!

We’re at a pivot point with child care assistance policies. Families are better off under one or more policies in 2013 than in 2012 in slightly over half the states and worse off in slightly under half the states. See where your state stands: http://www.nwlc.org/pivotpoint

We’re at a pivot point with child care assistance policies. Families are better off under one or more policies in 2013 than in 2012 in slightly over half the states and worse off in slightly under half the states. See where your state stands: http://www.nwlc.org/pivotpoint

Could you imagine living on $5,506 or less for an entire year? That income is the harsh reality for some elderly women in America. Find out more & read up on the latest poverty figures at www.nwlc.org/InsecureAndUnequal.

Sad fact - The number of women 65 & older living in extreme poverty jumped last year. And some care more about tax cuts for the wealthy and corporate subsides than giving a helping hand to our elderly, our sick, and our poor.

Some good news: Last year more young women had health insurance than did in 2009. Let’s keep it up! #GetCovered

Some good news: Last year more young women had health insurance than did in Let’s keep it up!

Closing the wage gap would put an average of $11,000 a year into women’s pockets – money that could lift many American women and their families out of poverty. Wondering what the wage gap is in your state? Find out: http://www.nwlc.org/resource/wage-gap-state-rankings-2012

We always talk about 77 cents on the dollar for the wage gap--but for Latina women, it's even worse: 54 cents. showing the gender and race

There are a lot of good reasons why cuts to Social Security should be off the table! Here’s an excellent one – learn more at www.nwlc.org/povertydata.

There are a lot of good reasons why cuts to Social Security should be off the table! Here’s an excellent one – learn more at www.nwlc.org/povertydata.

The President’s plan to expand high-quality early learning opportunities funded by an increase in federal tobacco taxes would help ensure a future of smart, healthy children nationwide. Find out how many children will benefit in your state at www.smarthealthykids.org.

The President’s plan to expand high-quality early learning opportunities funded by an increase in federal tobacco taxes would help ensure a future of smart, healthy children nationwide. Find out how many children will benefit in your state at www.smarthealthykids.org.

Vulnerable families deserve better! Learn more at www.nwlc.org/povertydata.

Vulnerable families deserve better! Learn more at www.nwlc.org/povertydata.

In August 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told us about his dream. 50 years later, we still have unfinished business.

In August Dr. told us about his dream. 50 years later, we still have unfinished business.

If the majority of jobs women gained in the recovery are low wage – are we really recovering? Find out at http://bit.ly/12iZwtc.

60 Percent of Women’s Job Gains in the Recovery Are in the 10 Largest Low-Wage Jobs - NWLC