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May 9, 2020 by C. Nicole Mason

The system was never designed for working moms

We understand the system is broken and that it’s not our fault. It was never made for us. It was made for working men.

Five Pathways to Good Jobs for Women

As Labor Day approaches, we’re thinking about the jobs and opportunities that do the best job of promoting women’s economic mobility and security.

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By Autumn Green Michaela Martin was a single mom who needed child care in order to attend community college. Unfortunately, her campus child care center had a two- to three-year waitlist, and her program was only two years. When she tried to engage the college’s [...]

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Kering, Chanel, Burberry: Where Fashion Stands on Parental Leave

By Bella Webb Burberry chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated the fashion house’s recent Autumn/Winter 2021 show to his mother. “Throughout my life, my mother has been this incredible force of nature. As a single parent, she raised me and my eight sisters with unfaltering [...]

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Impact of She-Cession Not Being Felt Equally Among Women, Experts Say

By Brianna Kudisch State officials, policymakers, and leading academics virtually met Friday morning to discuss the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women and offer policy solutions, during the New Jersey Treasurer’s symposium on COVID, women, and the economy. Partly inspired by NJ Advance Media’s reporting on [...]

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Modest Job Gains for Women Signal Slow Recovery—with Child Care and School Re-Openings as Major Barriers to Full Return to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that more women returned to the workforce than men, and women gained employment. The Institute for Women’s Policy [...]

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Abortion Restrictions Cost Women, Businesses, and States $105 Billion Each Year

By Carrie N. Baker The Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health (CERH) at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) last week released ground-breaking research showing just how costly abortion restrictions are to women, businesses and the economy. The bottom line is that state-level abortion restrictions cost the U.S. economy [...]

Study: Reproductive Restrictions Damage Working Women, State Economies

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