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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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The pandemic gave parents the chance to work from home. Now they don’t want to give it up.

By Ellen McCarthy Katy Clark left the house every morning by 7 a.m. to fight for parking. Lymari Vélez Sepúlveda spent two to four hours a day commuting, dragging her young son along for the ride so he could be dropped off at day care. [...]

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IWPR announces Student Parent Success Initiative’s Lindsey Reichlin Cruse promoted to Managing Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Institute for Women’s Policy Research announced today that Lindsey Reichlin Cruse, a sought-after leader on postsecondary success and opportunities for student parents, is being promoted to Managing Director. In her new role, she will lead a dynamic team of researchers and [...]

April 19, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

Trabajadoras domésticas buscan empleo durante la pandemia en EE.UU.

En EE.UU. las mujeres, sobre todo de origen hispano, se vieron afectadas de manera desproporcionada por el desempleo causado por la pandemia. Entre otros obstáculos, el cierre de guarderías infantiles y escuelas obligó a muchas a elegir entre el trabajo y el cuidado de sus [...]

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Report: Child-Care Barrier for OR Parents in College

By Eric Tegethoff PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon college students who also are parents often struggle to find affordable child care. New research details the accessibility issues facing about 42,000 student parents or guardians in the state. Lindsey Reichlin Cruse, managing director of the student-parent success [...]

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Young Women Are Dropping Out of School and Work. Is Caregiving the Culprit?

By Alisha Haridasani Gupta A year into the pandemic, there are signs that the American economy is stirring back to life, with a falling unemployment rate and a growing number of people back at work. Even mothers — who left their jobs in droves in [...]

New IWPR Report Highlights the Systemic Challenges Young Women of Color Are Facing in the COVID-19 Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | | (646) 719-7021 Washington, D.C. – A new study, Out of Work, Taking on Care: Young Women Face Mounting Challenges in the “She-cession" from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that longstanding [...]

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