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Black Women EPD
Back to the Future: Black Women’s Equal Pay is 100 Years Too Late

Mark 2130 on your calendars, it’s set to be a momentous year. Far from being the year we invent time travel, it’s the year Black women are finally projected to close the wage gap and catch up to White men’s earnings. And that milestone is set to arrive 110 years too late.

Black Lives Matter
IWPR Staff Statement on Black Lives Matter

We mourn and condemn the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and the many others who have lost their lives to police violence and racial hatred. We send our heartfelt condolences to their families and the communities that have been impacted by the loss of their loved ones, and commit to working alongside them until there is justice.

Spill the Tea
Spilling the Tea: Why Salary Transparency is Necessary for Pay Equity

Knowledge is power—especially when it comes to your paycheck.

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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: |

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: |
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