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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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‘People came forward’: Andrew Cuomo harassment allegations show the success of #MeToo and the challenges ahead

By Charisse Jones Nearly four years after the #MeToo movement sparked a national reckoning on sexual harassment in the workplace, allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have pushed the topic back in the spotlight. Cuomo [...]

March 4, 2021|Tags: , |

Pushed out by pandemic, women struggle to regain footing in U.S. job market

By Jonnelle Marte and Aleksandra Michalska (Reuters) - Katy McAvoy hoped she would have more time for her job search after her 5-year-old daughter started in-person kindergarten in mid-November after months of virtual learning due [...]

March 4, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

More Than 50% Of Women Say They’ve Cut Back Working Hours Due to Caretaking Responsibilities During the Pandemic

Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO of MomsRising and Institute for Women's Policy Research CEO, Dr. C. Nicole Mason, join Cheddar to discuss the long-term impact of the pandemic on women in the workforce. Watch Video

March 1, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

With One Move, Congress Could Lift Millions Of Children Out Of Poverty

By Cory Turner and Anya Kamenetz The COVID-19 relief bill working its way through Congress is full of big ideas to help people. But there's one idea that's so big, it was politically unthinkable not [...]

February 26, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Meet 2 Female Founders Aiming To Close The Gender Pay Gap, 80% Of Which Can Be Attributed To The ‘Motherhood Penalty’

By Marija Butkovic The moment we start a family is a pivotal moment for our financial futures. We think about strollers, diapers, but really, childcare is the biggest financial hit. Infant care is more expensive [...]

February 17, 2021|Tags: , , |

Building a Better Post-COVID Future for Women in New Orleans

The coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating impact on women’s employment across the nation, and perhaps nowhere more than the city of New Orleans, a metropolitan area heavily dependent on hospitality and tourism dollars that [...]

February 10, 2021|Tags: , , , , |
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