Tell the Senate: Confirm Judges Committed to Expanding Civil Rights

Extremist judges will not stop endangering the lives of pregnant people or people who may become pregnant—overturning Roe v. Wade, attacking medication abortion, threatening the future of IVF, and now pregnancy accommodations. There are 56 federal judicial vacancies and 30 nominations before the Senate right now.

Tell the Senate to commit to confirming all federal nominees who will defend the rights and well-being of pregnant and postpartum workers, people who can get pregnant, and all women!

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Income Supports

From housing assistance to Social Security to tax credits that support families, income supports help make sure that all women and their families can make ends meet, live with economic dignity, and have the opportunity for a brighter tomorrow.

Family Support Programs

Because women face economic insecurity throughout their lives and are more likely to be supporting families on their own, public benefits programs are especially important to women.

Housing

Housing impacts every aspect of the lives of women, LGBTQ people, and their families—which is why NWLC works across the government and in communities to ensure everyone has fair access to affordable and accessible housing.

Pensions & Savings

Women on average live longer than men–but usually have fewer pension benefits and retirement savings. Improving pensions and retirement savings for women would supplement Social Security–and is critical to women’s retirement security.

Social Security

Social Security is critically important to women, and especially to women of color. Without it, about half of all women 65 and older would be poor. It also provides valuable disability and life insurance protections to workers and their families.

Tax & Budget

Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment insurance (UI) is a social insurance program that provides temporary wage replacement to unemployed workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. Women—who typically experience lower earnings and a higher risk of poverty than men—need strong unemployment protections to ensure they are able to weather periods of hardship.

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