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Working Moms

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Thousands of working moms struggle in occupations with poverty-level wages, no access to benefits, and unstable schedules or irregular hours. We’re working to establish more effective work/family policies and practices to ensure that more of the jobs women hold offer family-supporting wages, decent benefits, and opportunities to advance while also allowing them to take good care of their families and loved ones.

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This Documentary Shows How The Paid Leave Crisis Is Quietly Crippling Families Paid Leave, Common Sense Media, Challenge The Status Quo, Work Family, Building For Kids, Black Families, Family Values, Return To Work, Family Movies

Zero Weeks Trailer

Trailer for the film, ZERO WEEKSReleased in Festivals: 2017/2018www.zeroweeks.comDirector: Ky Dickens

You can’t afford spiraling child-care costs, but you can’t afford not to work. Either way, you have no financial safety net. You’re scared, mad, and second-guessing your choices. We hear you. Own Your Own Business, Starting Your Own Business, Center For American Progress, Paid Leave, Real Moms, Sick Kids, Working Moms, Childcare, Bedtime

Childcare and Working Parents: The Juggle Is Real

You can’t afford spiraling child-care costs, but you can’t afford not to work. Either way, you have no financial safety net. You’re scared, mad, and second-guessing your choices. We hear you.

What employers can do to make a workplace friendly to breastfeeding - from World Health Organization. World Breastfeeding Week, Exclusive Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding Support, Breastfeeding Quotes, Own Goal, Flexible Working, Return To Work, Midwifery, Pregnancy

Fair Workplaces - Women Employed

#workingmoms, does your workplace provide you with adequate support? Learn how Women Employed seeks to make work better for ALL.

The U.S. trails the rest of the world when it comes to paid family leave: we're one of only a handful of countries, including Papua New Guinea and Suriname, that don't provide any.  This leaves all working women and their families in the lurch, from lawyers to restaurant servers. While we do have the Family and Medical Leave Act, which gives the right to 12 weeks of unpaid leave, it only covers certain workers. Multiple Births, Paid Leave, People Working Together, Work Family, 12 Weeks, Working Woman, Lawyers, Countries, Families

Action Center - Women Employed

Take Action When people work together, things change. With your help, we can make life better for millions of working women. Here are some things you can do. Stay Informed. Join the WE Action Network. Our Action Network makes activism easy for busy people. When you join, you’ll receive timely alerts and legislative updates on […]

On Last Week Tonight, John Oliver had a special Mother’s Day message for moms in America. John points out that Americans go to great lengths to celebrate Mother’s Day but doesn’t give enough support to new moms after giving birth. Last Week Tonight, Parental Leave, Paid Leave, John Oliver, Love Mom, Working Moms, Working Mother, Explain Why, Teen

Watch the entire segment below:

The HBO host spent Mother's Day skewering the nation's maternity leave policy.

 maternity leave policies are a complete embarrassment - U. maternity leave policies are a complete embarrassment First Month Of Pregnancy, Pregnancy Books, Pregnancy Labor, Pregnancy Months, Visiting Nurse, Exercise During Pregnancy, Pregnancy Hormones, Social Determinants Of Health, Working Moms

U.S. maternity leave policies are a complete embarrassment

Maternity leave in the U.S. lags far behind every other industrialized nation.

How to raise a Feminist: Whether you have a boy or a girl, teaching your kids about gender equality feels more crucial than ever. My mother asked me when I would get over my 'feminist phase'. Shocked, I told her I always had been one. Peaceful Parenting, Gentle Parenting, Toddler Chores, Toddler Boys, Parenting Books, Parenting Advice, Foster Parenting, Age Appropriate Chores, Todays Parent

How to raise a feminist

Whether you have a boy or a girl, teaching your kids about gender equality feels more crucial than ever.

UN Women: The Motherhood Penalty Work Family, Forced Labor, Working Woman, Public Health, Social Justice, Feminism, Equality, First Love, Knowledge

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It's past time we recognize how hard mothers work--and how they're penalized for it. Interesting #infographic

-"toy advertisements actually appeared to be the least gendered around via Ms Magazine- Really, you guys? Just because the ones in the were not in pink, we automatically say those toys were more gender-neutral? Gender Stereotypes, Gender Roles, Toys Online, Toy Store, Toys For Girls, Gender Neutral, Original Image, Equality, Little Girls

"toy advertisements actually appeared to be the least gendered around 1975" via @MS. Magazine #MissRep

Richard Branson has announced a great paid leave policy for percent of his workers Paid Leave, Financial Stability, Work Family, Richard Branson, Percents, Working Moms, How To Get

Richard Branson has announced a great paid leave policy for 0.2 percent of his workers

The British billionaire is giving his employees a generous new benefit. But there's a catch.

INDIANA IS THE WORST! (Thanks again Governor The Institute for Women’s Policy Research grades each of the states in the country on paid leave and child care to reveal which locale supports families most. Paid Leave, Work Family, Kids Health, Working Moms, Raising Kids, Parenting Advice, Childcare, Activities For Kids, Baby Kids

Best and Worst States to Raise Kids

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research grades each of the states in the country on paid leave and child care to reveal which locale supports families most...

Do you know how you'll be celebrating Mother's Day? We have some ideas to help you out! Let's make our workplaces better for all moms. Working Mother, Working Moms, Mom Cards, Work Family, The Time Is Now, Happy Mothers Day, Role Models, Workplace, First Love

Get Involved

Do you know how you'll be celebrating Mother's Day? We have some ideas to help you out! Let's make our workplaces better for all moms. #workingmoms #mothersday #makeadifference

We need to support working mothers--who are increasingly the breadwinners in our society! Working Mother, Working Woman, Work Family, Mothers, First Love, Infographic, Infographics, First Crush, Puppy Love

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WE are an advocacy organization. WE work with individuals, organizations, employers, educators, and policymakers to address the challenges women face in their jobs every day, and to ensure all women can attain the skills they need for the jobs they want.