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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.

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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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House Acts to Protect Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Services After Overturn of Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 Statement of Dr. C Nicole Mason, President and CEO, Institute for Women’s Policy Research Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills to protect women’s access to abortion [...]

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Unemployment rate for Black women fell in June, but so did their participation in the labor force

CNBC By Samantha Subin By comparison, the unemployment rate among white women hovered at 2.9% as labor force participation rate held steady at 57.1%. Hispanic women saw unemployment tick down to 4.5% as labor force participation hovered at 59.6%. “It’s hard to see from this data [...]

July 11, 2022|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Jobs Aplenty, but a Shortage of Care Keeps Many Women From Benefiting

The New York Times By  Lydia DePillis, Jeanna Smialek and Ben Casselman Those forced to cut back on work could face lasting disadvantages. They are missing out on an unusual moment of worker power, in which many employees are bargaining for higher wages or switching to more lucrative [...]

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President Biden Issues Executive Order to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 “Timely and swift action to protect women’s access to critical reproductive health care services, including abortion care, in the states is an urgent priority. Executive Order is Step in Right Direction.” [...]

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The economic impact for women in states where abortion rights will be restricted or banned is going to be severe

Business Insider By Juliana Kaplan and Madison Hoff There are 13 states with so-called "trigger laws" that will quickly ban — or at least severely restrict — abortions. States with abortion bans or restrictions, as well as those that are likely to ban abortion in the near [...]

July 1, 2022|Categories: Press Hits|

The end of Roe will cause ‘chaos,’ financial disaster for many women, experts say

FORTUNE By Alicia Adamczyk Beyond the impact overturning Roe will have on individual women’s finances, abortion restrictions will cost the U.S. economy, to the tune of about $105 billion annually, a 2021 report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) found. This is the result of reduced earnings, [...]

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