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NYT She-cession

May 9, 2020 by Alisha Haridasani Gupta

Why Some Women Call This Recession a ‘Shecession’

A majority of the jobs lost in April were held by women, a sharp reversal of gains in the labor market.

The Lily Op-Ed

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.

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How Much Does Workplace Sexual Harassment Cost Over a Lifetime? Up to $1.3 Million, a New Study Estimates

By Meera Jagannathan Workplace sexual harassment can have many intangible psychological and physical consequences, but survivors also face concrete financial costs in the near and long term, according to a new report published nearly four [...]

Sexual Harassment Can Cost Victims Hundreds of Thousands

By Hannah Mitchell Sexual harassment doesn't just affect survivors' emotional well-being, it can cost them up to $1 million over their lifetime, according to a July 21 report by The Institute for Women's Policy Research. [...]

The High Financial Price Paid by Victims of Sexual Harassment

By Bryce Covert While it’s long been clear that victims of sexual harassment often face retaliation that can damage their careers, the financial cost they shoulder has been difficult to quantify. To put a number on it, a study [...]

Women’s Jobs Fell First, Fastest. What Else Did Pandemic Show?

by Jessica Mendoza and Samantha Laine Perfas Millions of women, especially women of color, left the U.S. workforce during the pandemic. The reasons ranged from layoffs to burnout to the pressures of caring for children [...]

July 12, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Helping Parents Complete College Education Essential for Equitable Recovery

A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) has made a compelling case for parents who have not earned a degree to go back to college. According to the report, from the Student Parent [...]

July 9, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Report: To Reach Educational Attainment Goals, Student Parents Must be Reengaged in Higher Education

by Sarah Wood To meet workforce demands, two national educational attainment goals have been introduced over the last decade. In 2008, the Lumina Foundation pushed to achieve a 60% completion rate for post-secondary credentials and [...]

July 9, 2021|Tags: , , |
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