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One Year Ago, A Supreme Court Leak Foretold the End of Roe v. Wade

The first week in May marked one year since Politico published a leaked draft of the opinion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case that overturned Roe v. Wade. That leak turned out to be an accurate preview of what we all feared was coming: the complete upending of abortion access across the United States.

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The Wage Gap for Asian American and Pacific Islander Women by State

May 3rd is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Women’s Equal Pay Day—the day an average AAPI woman must work into the new year to make what the average White man made the year prior. Based on the median annual earnings of anyone who worked for pay in 2019 (latest available data), AAPI women earned just 75.5 percent of what White men made: $38,392 compared to $50,849 for White men

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42% of Women Say They Have Consistently Felt Burned Out at Work in 2021

Recent @TIME article by @edockterman — Women earn 82 cents on the dollar compared to men —that gap widens for Black and Latina women, who earn 63 cents and 55 cents on the dollar, respectively, per @IWPResearch data.

October 5, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: |

Long-term unemployment a challenge for women over 40

Long-term unemployment a challenge for women over 40 — “Older women of color disproportionately lost jobs during the pandemic and may face discrimination in the labor market,” says @CNicoleMason in recent @Marketplace feature by Meghan McCarty Carino.

October 5, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: |

Thanks for Tuning In to “Child Care Strategies That Work for Tradeswomen”

Thanks for tuning into "Childcare Strategies That Work for Tradeswomen" from @IWPResearch and @Tradeswomen_TF— it was a success! In case you missed the action, you can still get access to the webinar recording here. Be sure to check out the presentations on #Childcare Strategies That Work for Tradeswomen: https://iwpr.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Childcare-Workshop-Slides.pdf

September 30, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: |

Women Are Still Disproportionately Facing the Brunt of Burnout

Allwork.Space By Aayat Ali According to the annual Women in the Workplace report from McKinsey & Co. and LeanIn.Org, women in the workplace dealt with the brunt of burnout in 2021. Both men and women have been found to experience burnout over the past two years, mainly due to overwork, lack of childcare support, and more. However, women were more pressured to balance work and home responsibilities. The gap between women and men reporting being burned out has nearly doubled since last [...]

September 30, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: , |

In Florida, a Texas-Style Abortion Ban Threatens Access to Health Care and Economic Stability

2021 continues to make history as a severely damaging year for reproductive rights. After the passing of Senate Bill 8—the new Texas law banning abortion procedures after six weeks into pregnancy—on September 1, many realized it was only a matter of time before other states would follow suit with similar legislation.

September 29, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: |
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