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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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Coronavirus forces rethinking of safety net for working women

The coronavirus pandemic has been devastating for working women, but one prominent women's policy expert says it could provide a new opportunity to create the kinds of social supports they should have had all along. [...]

August 18, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

As a Black single mom, how much money will I have lost out on by the end of my career?

What could I do with a million extra dollars in my pocket? That is the question many working women will be contemplating at the end of their careers. As a Black single mother and the [...]

Gender pay gap may not close “for more than 100 years” for Black and Latina women, and pandemic could make it worse

By Michelle Miller and Vidya Singh "I think it has to do with a lot of antiquated...gender norms and rules and expectations that we have around who should be ... the primary breadwinner," said [...]

The ‘shecession’: why economic crisis is affecting women more than men

From February to May, 11.5 million women lost their jobs compared with 9 million men – underlining how women are more vulnerable to sudden losses of income By Amanda Holpuch C Nicole Mason, president and [...]

August 4, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Domestic abusers are taking survivors’ stimulus checks — and lawmakers want the IRS to do something about it

Domestic-violence survivors often use cash infusions as a springboard toward safety. By Meera Jagannathan and Andrew Keshner One reason many survivors remain with their abusers is insufficient means to financially support themselves and/or their kids, advocates say. Some [...]

August 4, 2020|Tags: , , |

Closing University Child Care Centers Hurts Both Student Parents and Future Educators

by Autumn Green and Wendy Wagner Robeson Yet, according to researchers at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the number of campus child care centers in the United States declined between 2003 and 2015: public [...]