WASHINGTON, DC – Over fifteen and a half million women are living in poverty but, as a briefing paper released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows, the number of women receiving public assistance is much smaller. Further, the distribution of supports [...]
Washington, DC—A new fact sheet released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), based on data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census, shows that in 2009 median annual earnings for employed women were $36,278, compared with $47,127 for men, a female- to- [...]
WASHINGTON, DC—A new briefing paper from the Institute for Women's Policy Research charts occupational segregation since the early 1970s. Women continue to enter some high paying male-dominated professions, for example, rising from 4.0 percent to 32.2 percent of lawyers between 1972 and 2009, yet overall [...]
Fact sheets released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research show that women of color remained, returned, or moved to New Orleans in low numbers relative to white women in the five years since Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of the city.
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 25 - The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is proud to announce that Dr. Robert Drago joined the staff as Director of Research in June. Dr. Drago recently served as Senior Economist at the Joint Economic Committee of Congress and Professor [...]
A national survey of the political, economic, social and legal status of women in Morocco
released today by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) and the Institute for
Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows a mixed picture of women’s status in the region.