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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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Women to Biden Administration and Congress: Affordable Healthcare, the Economic Recession and Jobs are Top Priorities, New National Survey Finds

Washington, DC—New National Survey by IWPR finds in first 100 days and beyond, affordable, high-quality healthcare, getting the economic recession under control, and job creation are top priorities for women for the new Administration and Congress.

January’s Decline in Women’s Employment Shows Robust Relief and Recovery Efforts by Administration will be Key

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2021 Contact: Contact: Erin Weber | 646-719-7021 | weber@iwpr.org   “Without intervention to support women, these numbers will likely continue to lag until 2025,” said IWPR President and CEO C. Nicole [...]

February 5, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Black & Latinx Women Hit Hardest By Job Loss — Let’s Talk About Why

By Sa'iyda Shabazz When COVID hit and the stay-at-home orders began, some women were losing their jobs due to closures, while others were forced out to care for their families as schools and daycares closed. [...]

January 21, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

JPMorgan Sees Biden’s Stimulus Cutting Unemployment to Less Than 5% by Year End

by Juliana Kaplan In December 2020, the unemployment rate was 6.7%. December also saw a surprise decline of 140,000 jobs on nonfarm payrolls, with 10 million Americans still unemployed. That unemployment rate is still just [...]

January 19, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Will Biden’s Stimulus Package Help Reverse the ‘Shecession’?

By Alisha Haridasani Gupta From the get go, this economic crisis has been markedly different from previous ones: It wasn’t caused by geopolitical or financial forces, and it disproportionately affected women. A bulk of the [...]

January 18, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

The Retirement Crisis for Women of Color

by Tatiana Walk-Morris Gender disparities throughout their careers lead women to receive Social Security benefits that are, on average, 80 percent of what men receive, according to the Brookings Institution. Add in racial inequality—census data [...]

January 18, 2021|Tags: , , , , |
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