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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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More Than 50 Companies — Including Yelp, Lyft, Ben & Jerry’s — Speak Out Against Texas Abortion Law

Forbes By Alison Durkee Topline— Dozens of companies (see full list, below) criticized Texas’ near-total ban on abortion Tuesday, saying in an open letter restrictions on reproductive care will be “bad for business” and hurt workers, [...]

September 22, 2021|Tags: , |

Lack of abortion access will set US women back, economists warn

Financial Times By Claire Bushey Wages and education significantly affected, brief says, as Supreme Court considers latest challenge to Roe vs Wade The US debate over abortion typically focuses on politics, ethics and religion — [...]

September 22, 2021|Tags: , |

Business Leaders Speak Out Against SB 8 in Texas, See Abortion Access as Part of Corporate Equity Commitments

By PR Newswire More than 50 companies, with over 322,000 workers and revenue over $20 billion, sign national "Don't Ban Equality in Texas" statement; declare collective commitment to reproductive health as workplace issue NEW YORK, Sept. [...]

September 21, 2021|Tags: , |

Inclusive Prosperity Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship

WATCH WEBINAR RECORDING By Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Featuring the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Study Director, Elyse Shaw Panelists discuss the research, policies, and programs at the intersection of innovation, [...]

September 21, 2021|Tags: , |

Limiting Abortion Access Costs Nation Billions

By Diane Bernard Monday, September 20, 2021 RICHMOND, Va. -- Curbing access to reproductive health-care services, including abortion, can have disastrous effects on economic well-being, according to a new report from the Women's Policy Research Institute. [...]

September 20, 2021|Tags: , , |

Report: Restricting Abortion Access Brings Big Financial Trouble

By Eric Galatas Thursday, September 16, 2021 LINCOLN, Neb. -- Limiting women's access to abortion and other reproductive health care can have a devastating impact on state economies. According to new data from the Institute for [...]

September 16, 2021|Tags: , , |
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