Publications

Women's Community Involvement: The Effects of Money, Safety, Parenthood, and Friends

Decreased civic and political participation is a pressing problem in our country. Today, Americans are less likely to vote, work for a party or candidate, or attend a political meeting than they were 40 years ago. They belong to fewer social and community organizations and attend fewer meetings. As a result, Americans have many fewer…

Engaging Women in Environmental Activism: Recommendations for Rachel’s Network

In this report, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) outlines key research findings that can help Rachel’s Network achieve these goals by better understanding women’s attitudes toward the environment, their activism around environmental issues, effective strategies for engaging women in environmental activism, and potential partners among women’s organizations for building a coalition around environmentalism.…

Status of Women of Color in Minnesota

The Status of Women of Color in Minnesota provides the first focused look at key data from the United States Census on women of color in the state. It is presented as a stimulus and a tool for leaders and communities. Creative, integrated, community-wide solutions are urgently needed in order to unlock the economic, social,…

The Status of Women in Wisconsin

This report is part of a set of The Status of Women in the States reports released in 2004. This set includes Women’s Economic Status in the States; The Status of Early Care and Education in the States and two accompanying state-level analyses of Wisconsin and New Mexico; 12 state-level Status of Women reports; and…

Status of Women in Utah

This report is part of a set of The Status of Women in the States reports released in 2004. This set includes Women’s Economic Status in the States; The Status of Early Care and Education in the States and two accompanying state-level analyses of Wisconsin and New Mexico; 12 state-level Status of Women reports; and…