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Read the Institute's editorials and timely analysis on social, economic, and policy issues affecting women and girls.
Three Years After #MeToo, the Movement Remains Critical
Three years ago, the #MeToo movement exposed an open secret: Powerful people, mostly men, were perpetrating abuses with impunity, trusting that the culture of silence around sexual violence would prevent survivors and witnesses alike from leveraging accusations that could bring them down.
Economic Progress Stalls for Women
Jobs data show substantially slowed growth since September. For the first time in the COVID-19 recession, women have gained fewer jobs than men.
Why Is the Wage Gap for Native Women So High?