·February 24, 2020
Women in the United States die from pregnancy-related causes every year at a much higher rate than in most other high-income countries. But geographic location within the country impacts what conditions and policies women experience. And the mortality rate from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth
·August 20, 2019
Texas A&M University and Vanderbilt University
Policies that gave women greater ability to control childbearing during the 1960s and 1970s have been linked to increased educational attainment, higher wages and greater labor force participation for women. This, in turn, improved their lifelong earnings and the living conditions of their children.
·July 11, 2018
President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court raises legitimate questions about the future of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States. If a reversal of Roe v. Wade were to occur, it would return the legal status of ...
·February 15, 2017
Each year more than 280,000 women die from pregnancy- and childbirth-related complications. Ninety-nine percent
of these deaths occur in developing countries, where childbearing is the leading cause of mortality
among women of reproductive age. In these countries early and frequent pregnancies undermine ...