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New IWPR Report Shows Economic Recovery Hinges on School Reopenings, Strong Care Infrastructure, and Putting Women Back to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2020 Contact: Keri A. Potts [...]

By |2020-11-11T21:08:49-04:00November 10, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Despite modest employment gains, women still 5.5 million jobs below pre-pandemic level. Unemployment for Black and Hispanic women remains high.

New October jobs data show women remain 5.5 million jobs below February's levels. Despite women gaining 280,000 (43.9 percent) of 638,000 new non-farm payroll jobs since October and adult women having lower unemployment rates (6.5 percent) than men (6.7 percent) for the first time since April, stubborn trends continue.

By |2020-11-06T17:44:33-04:00November 6, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Same Gap, Different Year: IWPR says wage gap persists

An analysis released today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) shows that women are still almost 40 years from reaching pay equity with men if trends continue at the current pace. Each year the wage gap persists, women fall further behind men in overall earnings and ability to build assets and wealth with a cumulative effect each year in which earnings differences continue.

By |2020-09-16T18:01:17-04:00September 16, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

IWPR Receives Significant Gift from Pivotal Ventures to Launch New Research and Action Hub, Accelerate Change for Women

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has received a significant gift from Pivotal Ventures, Melinda Gates’ investment and incubation firm, to create real-world solutions to increase women’s power and influence in society.

By |2020-08-20T16:07:52-04:00August 20, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments
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