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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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Oregon is Finally Counting Student Parents. Other States Should Follow.

By Autumn Green Michaela Martin was a single mom who needed child care in order to attend community college. Unfortunately, her campus child care center had a two- to three-year waitlist, and her program was [...]

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Kering, Chanel, Burberry: Where Fashion Stands on Parental Leave

By Bella Webb Burberry chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci dedicated the fashion house’s recent Autumn/Winter 2021 show to his mother. “Throughout my life, my mother has been this incredible force of nature. As a single [...]

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Impact of She-Cession Not Being Felt Equally Among Women, Experts Say

By Brianna Kudisch State officials, policymakers, and leading academics virtually met Friday morning to discuss the pandemic’s disproportionate impact on women and offer policy solutions, during the New Jersey Treasurer’s symposium on COVID, women, and [...]

Abortion Restrictions Cost Women, Businesses, and States $105 Billion Each Year

By Carrie N. Baker The Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health (CERH) at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) last week released ground-breaking research showing just how costly abortion restrictions are to women, businesses and the economy. The bottom [...]

Study: Reproductive Restrictions Damage Working Women, State Economies

By Roz Brown AUSTIN, Texas - Access to birth control has been responsible for one third of women's wage gains since the 1960s, and restrictions on reproductive health could reverse those gains, according to the [...]

From Tourism to Tool Belts: Post-COVID Opportunities for Women in New Orleans

By The IBEW Media Center “If someone doesn’t know what they want to do in life, they should join the IBEW or any other apprenticeship,” said New Orleans Local 130 apprentice Grace Kluesner in a [...]

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