"From December 2009 through February 2011, men were hired for some 1.1 million jobs while women picked up only about 115,000, according to Sophia Koropeckyj, a managing director at Moody's Analytics , who examined payroll data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Put another way, [...]
"Without the child-care scholarship she found through the Philadelphia-based nonprofit, Family Care Solutions, Rooney says, she's not sure what she would do. She'll find out this summer, when she's signed up for classes but won't have the scholarship. Student parents like Rooney make up about [...]
" Greater access to on-campus child-care services would increase opportunities for low-income students who are also parents to complete their postsecondary education, says a new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. The percentage of both two- and four-year campuses with on-site child-care centers declined from [...]
A new report released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that nonprofit community and religious organizations have stepped in to assist Latina immigrants who face challenges such as lack of health care and violence at home or in the workplace.
Drawing on research from an Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) report released today, IWPR submitted an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs in their case against Wal-Mart for employment discrimination.
According to a new report by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), greater access to on-campus child care facilities would increase opportunities for low-income student parents to complete postsecondary education, but only 5 percent of the child care needed by student parents is supplied at on-campus child centers.