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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.

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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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, [...]

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 [...]

May 6, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

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. [...]

May 2, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

Biden’s plan would revolutionize American family life

By Ana Campoy President Joe Biden released his American Families Plan today, a $1.8 trillion package that promises nothing short of rewriting the US’s social contract. If passed, it would insert the government into parts [...]

April 29, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Biden Administration Proposes $1.8 trillion Plan for Childcare, Family Leave and Tuition-Free Community College

The Biden administration has proposed the next big bill on their economic agenda: a $1.8 trillion spending and tax proposal to fund paid family and medical leave, childcare, tuition-free community college, and a variety of [...]

The women’s recession isn’t over — especially for moms

By Chabeli Carrazana It struck her one morning last July, when an email arrived from her son’s day care. In a flash of clarity, Emily Way knew her time in the workforce was about to [...]

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