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Women on average earn about 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. (@andreyyalansky/Twenty20.com)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Monday was April Fool's Day, but an observance today is no joke to working women in Ohio and across the U.S. April 2 marks Equal Pay Day, the date on the calendar representing how far into 2019 a woman has to work to earn the equivalent of a man's wages in 2018. According to

More than 5,500 rapes were reported in Ohio in 2016. (Free-Photos/Pixabay)

By Christopher Johnston / Broadcast version by Mary Schuermann Kuhlman Reporting for the Eye on Ohio, the Ohio Center for Investigative Journalism-Ohio News Connection Collaboration For one Ohio trafficking victim, the opening of the accredited rape crisis center at the YWCA Dayton last year proved

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has said he would sign a bill that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. (Prawny/Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A controversial

Today, only six states have what is considered strongly protected access to reproductive health care. (Steve Rhodes/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio - President Donald Trump painted a picture of unity in his State of the Union address, but when it comes to the state of reproductive rights, a new report reveals a sharp divide. In NARAL Pro-Choice America's annual report on reproductive health care, 2018 saw the most pro-choice leg

Ohio senators failed to override Gov. John Kasich's veto on a six-week abortion ban, but the measure stands a better chance of passing this year. (Progress Ohio/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — With John Kasich on his way out as governor and Mike DeWine heading in, supporters of reproductive rights are gearing up for a new battle in Ohio. During his last month in office, Kasich vetoed a six-week abortion ban known as the heartbeat bill. But he signed one of the mos

Full-time working Ohio women earn about $6,500 less annually than their male counterparts. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – An annual look at how workers in Ohio are faring finds their paychecks were slightly higher in 2017, but the growth in pay is not as strong as it's been in the past. Policy Matters Ohio's new "State of Working Ohio" report shows the unemployment rate of 5 percent is very low

There are about 700 pregnancy-associated deaths each year in the United States. (Pixabay)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – With hundreds of women in the U.S. dying each year due to complications from pregnancy, researchers in Ohio are working to learn more about the scope of maternal mortality in the state. At The Center for Community Solutions, director of public policy and advocacy Tara Britto

Over the past five decades, the gender wage gap has only narrowed by about 18 cents. (katrinaelsi/Flickr)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – It takes women about 15 months to earn what men earn in 12, although pay inequality is not the only discrepancy Ohio women face in the workplace. Today is Equal Pay Day, symbolizing how far into 2018 women would need to work order to make the same amount men did in 2017. Data

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