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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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What do women in construction want? Respectful treatment, like anyone else

NW Labor Press How can the construction industry attract and retain women workers? The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) decided to ask women in the trades that and other questions. In the largest survey [...]

January 10, 2022|Tags: |

Even with Colorado’s open accessibility, birth control can still be difficult to access

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment indicated pregnancy for girls ages 15 to 19 dropped 59% from 2009 to 2017, the Colorado Sun reported. The abortion rate among Colorado teenagers fell by 60% [...]

December 13, 2021|Tags: , |

Amid labor shortages in construction, new reports expose failures in diversity and inclusion

Separate to the CIOB report and charter, a recent report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) further exposes the hazards faced by women in the US construction industry. The organization found that 44% of women [...]

December 13, 2021|Tags: , |

Jobless rate drops in November to 4.2 percent, other numbers mixed

WASHINGTON —The U.S. unemployment rate dropped 0.4% in November, to 4.2%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. But BLS, the Economic Policy Institute, and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research all noted mixed numbers behind [...]

December 9, 2021|Tags: , |
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