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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.

Labor Day
Five Pathways to Good Jobs for Women

As Labor Day approaches, we’re thinking about the jobs and opportunities that do the best job of promoting women’s economic mobility and security.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August  6, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC – This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows overall both men and women workers are going back to work. The data show another month of [...]

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Black Women Were Paid Less than 70 Percent of What White Men Were Paid in Almost Every State

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Pope Francis Agrees: Equal Pay for Women is Long (Long) Overdue

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