By Bryce Covert on March 10, 2014
Melissa Harris-Perry, a new mom, shares her thoughts on the challenges that face today's parents and how the U.S. needs to do better by them.
By Bryce Covert on January 29, 2014
Sen. Rand Paul discussed the possibility of capping public assistance for women who have children out of wedlock.
By Bryce Covert on January 9, 2014
Sen. Marco Rubio claims marriage is the best tool for fighting poverty. Here's what the research says.
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By Bryce Covert on November 27, 2013
Mothers see a wage penalty compared to childless workers while fathers actually see a benefit.
By Bryce Covert on November 5, 2013
Women put in more hours at paid and unpaid tasks and are more likely to run out of time for rest or leisure.
By Bryce Covert on November 1, 2013
A new survey shows men and women value work-family balance equally, but one gender is struggling more to achieve it.
By Bryce Covert on October 24, 2013
A new survey shows increasing gender equality in cooking and shopping, even while other tasks remain unevenly divided.
By Bryce Covert on October 10, 2013
Fathers do more paid work, but mothers do far more work in the house and report being much more tied.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on October 4, 2013
Reports have emerged that the woman who was killed in a car chase near the U.S. Capitol this week was suffering from post-partum depression. She's hardly alone.
By Bryce Covert on July 30, 2013
Diapers make up a huge expense yet few programs aid low-income women in purchasing them.