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Low‐Income Women Lack Housing Options Five Years After Katrina

Fact sheets released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research show that women of color remained, returned, or moved to New Orleans in low numbers relative to white women in the five years since Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of the city.

By |2010-08-10T00:00:00-04:00August 10, 2010|Press Releases|Comments Off on Low‐Income Women Lack Housing Options Five Years After Katrina

New IWPR/IFES Survey Reports on Women’s Political, Economic, and Social Status in Morocco

A national survey of the political, economic, social and legal status of women in Morocco released today by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows a mixed picture of women’s status in the region.

By |2010-06-23T00:00:00-04:00June 23, 2010|Press Releases|Comments Off on New IWPR/IFES Survey Reports on Women’s Political, Economic, and Social Status in Morocco

For many, 2010 is not off to a great start

Unemployment among women who maintain families without the support of a spouse is at 13 percent as of December 2009, the highest rate in more than 25 years, according to today’s figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

By |2010-01-08T00:00:00-04:00January 8, 2010|Press Releases|Comments Off on For many, 2010 is not off to a great start
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