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Improving Success in Higher Education through Increased Access to Reproductive Health Services

Pregnancy and childbearing have implications for a number of economic and social outcomes, including educational attainment (Sonfield et al. 2013). Yet young people are often left without the knowledge and tools to make informed reproductive health decisions. The majority of adolescents and young adults are sexually active but many hold incorrect or limited information about how to effectively avoid unintended pregnancies.

By |2020-07-26T02:09:02+00:00January 31, 2020|Higher Education, Reproductive Health|Comments Off on Improving Success in Higher Education through Increased Access to Reproductive Health Services

Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education: National and State Estimates of the Costs and Benefits of Single Mothers’ Educational Attainment to Individuals, Families, and Society

Earning a higher education is increasingly necessary for achieving family economic security. For single mothers, who are more likely to live in poverty than other women, earning postsecondary credentials can bring substantial benefits, from increased lifetime earnings and employment rates to better health outcomes and chances of success for their children.

By |2020-07-26T02:19:30+00:00December 18, 2019|Higher Education, Report|Comments Off on Investing in Single Mothers’ Higher Education: National and State Estimates of the Costs and Benefits of Single Mothers’ Educational Attainment to Individuals, Families, and Society

A Woman-Centered Economic Agenda: 8 Policies that Boost the Economy and Work for Everyone

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By |2020-07-26T20:02:54+00:00June 20, 2019|Employment and Earnings, Fact Sheet|Comments Off on A Woman-Centered Economic Agenda: 8 Policies that Boost the Economy and Work for Everyone