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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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Exclusive: After the Great Recession

It is almost as if women and men have had two different recessions and are now having two different recoveries. Case in point: 50 percent of women aged 18 to 34 report in a recent IWPR survey funded by the Rockefeller Foundation that they were [...]

October 7, 2011|Categories: Press Hits|

Survey: Women Faring Poorly in Recovery

According to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), Americans are reeling from the very high levels of job loss seen during the Great Recession of 2007–2009, and women and single mothers in particular are reporting higher rates of financial strain and daily hardship.

October 3, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

Survey: Post-Recession, Americans’ Support for Social Security Continues Across Party Lines

The Great Recession of 2007–2009 has greatly affected Americans’ economic wellbeing and confidence in securing a good retirement. In this time of economic uncertainty, support for the Social Security system remains strong across lines of gender, age, race/ethnicity, and political affiliation, according to a survey from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

October 3, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

TV's New Retro Babes Are No Role Models

"No. 2: While the wage gap between younger women and men has narrowed slightly, men in all age groups still make more than women, according to data from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, a Washington think tank."

September 30, 2011|Categories: Press Hits|
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