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IWPR is often cited in the media as a source for current and reliable research on women.  View IWPR’s latest press releases and press clips below.

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Low-Wage, Part-Time, and Service Workers Are the Least Likely to Have Access to Paid Sick Days in Louisiana
New analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that 41 percent of Louisiana’s workers lack access to a single paid sick day, and access is especially low among part-time and low-wage workers, communities of color, and service workers in the state.
New Report Projects When Women in Each U.S. State Will Achieve Equal Pay; Five States Won’t See Equal Pay until the Next Century
The first release from Status of Women in the States: 2015, a project of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), finds that, if current trends in narrowing the pay gap in the states continue, the date when women in the United States will achieve equal pay is 2058, but new projections for each state find this date is much further out in the future for women in many parts of the country.
The Moynihan Report at 50: New Report Finds that the Rise of Single Mothers Does Not Explain Poverty Rates Fully
Fifty years after Daniel Patrick Moynihan released the controversial report, The Negro Family: The Case for National Action, a new brief by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) and the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) titled, “Moynihan’s Half Century: Have We Gone to Hell in a Hand Basket?,” finds that the changes in family structure that concerned him have indeed continued, becoming widespread among Whites as well, but that they do not explain recent trends in poverty and inequality.
New Analysis Finds Little Evidence to Support the Focus on Boys and Young Men of Color in the White House My Brother’s Keeper Initiative
An analysis released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds little evidence to support the focus on boys and men of color in President Obama’s signature My Brother’s Keeper Initiative.
Few States Utilize Available Federal Dollars to Support Gender Diversity in Construction Jobs; Oregon and Maryland are Notable Exceptions
A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Jobs for the Future finds that although federal transportation dollars can be used to fund training and support services to improve gender diversity in construction, few states are taking advantage of this opportunity.
It’s Illegal To Prevent Workers From Talking About Wages. T-Mobile Did It Anyway. (March 19, 2015)
The Washington Post
The Gender Wage Gap Is Much More Complex Than We Thought (March 17, 2015)
Fast Company
At This Rate, American Women Won't See Equal Pay Until 2058 (March 16, 2015)
The Washington Post
It Will Take Decades to Close Gender Wage Gap, Study Shows (March 13, 2015)
CBS This Morning
Where Women May Wait More Than 100 Years to Close the Pay Gap (March 12, 2015)
The Wall Street Journal

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