Women’s Issues

President Obama signs the Campus Sexual Assault Presidential Memorandum during a White House Council on Women and Girls meeting on Jan. 22, 2014. (Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

A Renewed Call to Action to End Rape and Sexual Assault

A new taskforce will be charged with sharing best practices, and increasing transparency, enforcement, public awareness, and interagency coordination to prevent violence and support survivors.

President John F. Kennedy and Katherine Brownell Oettinger, Chief of the Children’s Bureau. (Abbie Rowe, White House Photographs, JFK Presidential Library & Museum, Boston)

The Children’s Bureau’s Tradition of Leadership

History of agency's leaders detailed in new e-book "The Children's Bureau Legacy: Ensuring the Right to Childhood."

Photo of Dr. Marylouise Kelley

Advancing the Health Care Response to Intimate Partner Violence

Today’s Research Symposium at the National Institutes of Health

Photo of a teacher instructing a girl in a preschool classroom.

Supporting Those Who Teach Our Youngest Children

Office of Child Care works with T.E.A.C.H. to help child care professionals get degrees

Image of the Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center logo that shows a multicolored flower with the center's name around it.

Human Trafficking: From Awareness to Action

Minneapolis American Indian community demonstrates how we must all work together to address human trafficking.

Photo of Dr. Marylouise Kelley

Addressing the Intersections Between Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking

Family Violence Prevention and Services Program supports ACF efforts to assist survivors.

Photo of Lieutenant Tala Hooban holding her child in the air

Breastfeeding, Because It’s Easy, Right?

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated the first week of August. ACF employee and new mom LT. Tala Hooban shares her experience and resources.

Photo of young AnnMarie Lanesey (left) with her friend attending Head Start.

Head Start Provided Boost I Needed to Become Tech Entrepreneur

Software development firm owner credits Head Start for putting her on a path to success.

Photo of HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius

Get Ready for the Health Insurance Marketplace

An updated HealthCare.gov and a toll-free number launch today to help make it easy for consumers to learn about the new Health Insurance Marketplace.

Young mother holding her newborn while feeding her a bottle of milk.

Expanding the Evidence to Help Teen Moms Make Healthy Choices

One of the best ways we can support teen moms is to help them plan their families in a healthy way.

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