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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 still lagging men in salaries

Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, said she's been studying the pay-gap issue so long that she's generally pleased any time the gap narrows. But when she tells young women about [...]

November 3, 2010|

5 Years Post-Katrina, Housing Crisis Lingers in New Orleans

Though the storm has long since passed, women and children in New Orleans are still without shelter. According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, while the city’s recovery hobbles forward after Hurricane Katrina’s punishing [...]

November 3, 2010|

Gender pay gap is smallest on record

The earnings gap between men and women has shrunk to a record low, partly because many women are prospering in the new economy and partly because men have been hit hard by the recession. Women [...]

November 3, 2010|