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Build Back Better Bill Is Vital for Women and Families as They Recover from the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | | (202) 684-7534 “Members of Congress must keep working towards a compromise on these important investments in the American people,” says C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research [...]

December 20, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Women’s Wages Are Now Growing Faster Than Men’s

The question now is how much of an impact these gains will have for women over the long run — and there’s some evidence that they are part of larger shifts in the labor force. More women have been entering into historically male-dominated fields, like [...]

December 16, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

According to New IWPR Survey, Most Young Women Say American Dream is within Reach—but Young Black, Latina, and LGBTQ Women Face More Setbacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | | (202) 684-7543 Washington, D.C. – The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) today released two survey briefs that capture the experiences and economic situations of young women during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery. The [...]

December 14, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Even with Colorado’s open accessibility, birth control can still be difficult to access

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment indicated pregnancy for girls ages 15 to 19 dropped 59% from 2009 to 2017, the Colorado Sun reported. The abortion rate among Colorado teenagers fell by 60% due to contraceptive accessibility. Those rates have fallen even further, according [...]

December 13, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Amid labor shortages in construction, new reports expose failures in diversity and inclusion

Separate to the CIOB report and charter, a recent report by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) further exposes the hazards faced by women in the US construction industry. The organization found that 44% of women and non-binary survey respondents either left or seriously considered leaving [...]

December 13, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Columbia mom recognized for being student and working parent

Just 31% percent of single mothers 25 and older held a college degree, according to a 2017 study from the Institute for Women's Policy Research. The organization also found they are likely to have $4,800 more in debt than women without children. Applicants write an essay about their [...]

December 13, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |
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