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NYT She-cession

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.

The Lily Op-Ed

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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'Job Killers' That Aren't

"Local business organizations vigorously opposed San Francisco's[Paid Sick Leave] law when it was proposed, predicting job losses, shuttered businesses and slashed benefits. But they were wrong. A recent survey by the Institute of Women's Policy [...]

May 19, 2011|

‘Job Killers’ That Aren’t

"Local business organizations vigorously opposed San Francisco's[Paid Sick Leave] law when it was proposed, predicting job losses, shuttered businesses and slashed benefits. But they were wrong. A recent survey by the Institute of Women's Policy [...]

May 19, 2011|

Do Universities Support Student Parents?

Handsel represents one of 3.9 million student-parents pursuing post-secondary education. But according to a new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, only five percent of their child care is supplied on campus. In [...]

May 17, 2011|

Women Trail Men in Recovering Jobs

"A large part of the problem is that women are disproportionately represented in state and local governments—and that is where many jobs are being cut now. 'It was a very broad and deep recession for [...]

May 6, 2011|
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