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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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New IWPR Report on the Economic Impact of Equal Pay by State Shows Equal Pay Reduces Poverty for Working Women Across the Country in Every State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | | (646) 719-7021 Washington, D.C. – A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) on the Economic Impact of Equal Pay finds that if women were paid the same as [...]

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Why These Two Policies Are Vital to Working Moms and Post-Pandemic Recovery

By Tanya Tarr Mother’s Day in the United States has a curious origin. In 1914, Anna Jarvis petitioned President Woodrow Wilson for a national day to honor mothers. Jarvis wanted to honor her own mother, a peace activist, while also encouraging Americans to connect with [...]

Mother’s Day Surprise: Women Lose Jobs and Continue to Leave the Labor Force While Unemployment Among Black and Latina Women Remains High

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 7, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC — This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was not the present millions of women wanted for Mothers’ Day. The number of women who hold [...]

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Survey: Moms Want More Than Breakfast in Bed This Mother’s Day

By Eric Galatas CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- As Mother's Day draws near, a new survey conducted by the Institute for Women's Policy Research offers a clearer picture of what women in Wyoming and across the nation really want. C. Nicole Mason, president and CEO of the [...]

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New IWPR National Survey Shows That This Mother’s Day, What Women Want Is: Child Care, Paid Family Leave, and Good Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 4, 2021 Contact: Liz Rose | 202-355-3559 | WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new national survey from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) highlights the difficulties mothers face in 2021. This Mother’s Day, mothers are asking for universal high-quality [...]

The Pandemic’s Economic Toll on Women Has Been Staggering—Now There’s an Estimate on the Price Tag

By Andrew Keshner All the money that women across the globe missed out on last year due to pandemic-related job losses and childcare obligations is more than the combined value of economies in 98 countries. That’s a new estimate from the global charity Oxfam, which [...]

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