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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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WFN Announces Partnership to Name IWPR Exclusive Research Partner for Global Network

Great news! Today Women's Funding Network named the Institute for Women's Policy Research as its exclusive #researchpartner for its global network! First-of-its-kind #partnership will use regional and national data to craft solutions to advance a gender-equitable pandemic recovery. Read the full press release here!

September 23, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: , |

Inclusive Prosperity Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Great job to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s Study Director, Elyse Robyn! Watch her discuss IWPR findings related to inclusion and diversity in innovation and entrepreneurship with Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. Watch the webinar recording here!

September 23, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: , |

Register: Child Care Strategies that Work for Tradeswomen

Finding affordable child care while working in construction can be tough. Institute for Women's Policy Research is pleased to partner with National Taskforce on Tradeswomen's Issues for a webinar on Sep 28 that will discuss successful strategies for parents in the trades, and new research on #tradeswomen, #childcare, and retention in the #trades. Register today!

September 22, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: |

Lack of Abortion Access Will Set US Women Back, Economists Warn

“There’s a reluctance to talk about the economic case for expanding reproductive access, including abortion access,” says C. Nicole Mason in a new Financial Times article by Claire Bushey about the economic impact of abortion restrictions.

September 22, 2021|Categories: In the Lead|Tags: , |
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