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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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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 [...]

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. [...]

Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Is a Huge Deal for Women. Here’s How.

By Keya Vakil As the coronavirus pandemic wrecked the economy last March, Maria Lopez—like millions of many other Americans—lost her job. The travel and leisure sectors came to a screeching halt, and Lopez, 53, was [...]

A year into COVID, child care issues still affect mothers’ employment

By Meghan McCarty Carino The economic downturn during the COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate effect on women when it comes to job losses, and in particular mothers with young kids, according to a new [...]

April 2, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

What the American Jobs Plan Will Mean for the Care Economy

On Wednesday afternoon, President Joe Biden traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to unveil his $2 trillion plan to boost the economy and rebuild infrastructure across America. The sweeping proposal, called the American Jobs Plan, is part [...]

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