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.
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.
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.
Experts have been hard-pressed to explain the slower pace of the rebound for women, said Heidi Hartmann, a labor economist and president of the Institute for Women's Policy Research, a nonprofit think tank that focuses on domestic women's issues such as employment, welfare and family. [...]
Please see below notes, focal points and links to agencies and organisations involved in response and recovery provided by women from Japan. With thanks to Dr Jane Henrici, Study Director of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research https://iwpr.org for compiling the list.
"Despite huge advances in the past 50 years, American women's wages are still significantly lower than men's. For every dollar a man makes, a woman earns only 77 cents. An Institute for Women's Policy Research study shows it will take 45 more years to close [...]