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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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Sick at Work

"The Healthy Families Act that got a bit of traction in Congress last spring would create a new national standard, guaranteeing employees one paid hour off for each 30 hours worked and enabling them to [...]

November 10, 2010|

Don't Give Me Roses, Just Give Me Equity

"For women who are lucky enough to have a paycheck, there are several Valentine's gifts more satisfying than those sickly sweet candy hearts. A dozen roses will be wilted and trashed by her next payday, [...]

November 10, 2010|

CSPAN's Washington Journal

Watch IWPR President Dr. Heidi Hartmann discuss increases in spending for women's programs in President Obama's 2011 budget request to Congress

November 10, 2010|

Why do Women Still Earn Less Than Men?

"Skeptics who deem the 77% estimate too optimistic also note that the figure only counts women working full-time (35 hours a week or more, for the full year) and doesn't account for the fact that [...]

November 10, 2010|