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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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IWPR Announces New Partnership on Dolly Parton Documentary, Still Working 9 to 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | espinoza@iwpr.org | 202-785-5100 Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research is the lead organizational partner on a new documentary highlighting the glacial pace of women’s progress in the U.S. [...]

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New Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Report Shows Economic Benefit to Women of Protecting Reproductive Rights

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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

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

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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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