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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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Life was already challenging for student parents; COVID-19 made it much more difficult

The pandemic halted many resources that student parents need to succeed: on-campus child care centers, in-person study groups, internet access and in-person K-12 education for their kids By Sara Israelsen-Hartley SALT LAKE CITY — Kelsie Rose [...]

Women in President Donald Trump’s White House earn 69 cents for every $1 paid to male staffers

The gender pay gap is wider than the national pay gap and wider than the gap in the Obama White House.

September 17, 2020|Tags: , , |

We’re in a She-cession

The economic recession caused by Covid-19 has disproportionately affected women, especially women of color. IWPR President/CEO Nicole Mason joins CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta on the Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction podcast for a discussion on how the pandemic has exposed gaps in our childcare and employment systems.

September 17, 2020|Tags: , , , |

OPINION: Why Black student parents are at the epicenter of the student debt crisis — and what we can do about it

Black students with children hold more student loan debt than any other group. But there are steps we can take to reduce the crippling financial burden by Nicole Lynn Lewis When I graduated with a bachelor’s [...]