Women’s Issues

Texas Democratic Women (TDW) recognize that, while women have made progress, there is still much work to be done to restore and improve the rights of all women.  Women remain disadvantaged in areas including:

  • Healthcare
  • Reproductive rights
  • Wages
  • Job opportunities
  • Employment benefits
  • Education
  • Most especially – election to political office

Here are helpful links to learn more regarding work needed on women’s issues.

Study Finds That Women See Female Legislators as More Competent

NARAL Pro-Choice Texas : 2017 Texas Legislature Bill Tracker

Abbott’s Awful Positions on Women – Cosmopolitan

Women’s Law - Know the Law

Driving Change Through Diversity

What Reproductive Rights Advocates Can Learn from Texas

Four Bills to Strip Texas Women of their Constitutional Rights

Help for Women - Texas Medical Association

Texas Women’s Healthcare Coalition

Healthcare Assistance for Low Income Families

Fund Texas Choice