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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.

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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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Lack of abortion access will set US women back, economists warn

Financial Times By Claire Bushey Wages and education significantly affected, brief says, as Supreme Court considers latest challenge to Roe vs Wade The US debate over abortion typically focuses on politics, ethics and religion — but rarely economics. This week, more than 150 economists and [...]

September 22, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Business Leaders Speak Out Against SB 8 in Texas, See Abortion Access as Part of Corporate Equity Commitments

By PR Newswire More than 50 companies, with over 322,000 workers and revenue over $20 billion, sign national "Don't Ban Equality in Texas" statement; declare collective commitment to reproductive health as workplace issue NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, leaders representing more than 50 companies [...]

September 21, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Inclusive Prosperity Through Innovation and Entrepreneurship

WATCH WEBINAR RECORDING By Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Featuring the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Study Director, Elyse Shaw Panelists discuss the research, policies, and programs at the intersection of innovation, entrepreneurship, and inclusive prosperity.

September 21, 2021|Categories: Press Hits|Tags: , |

Limiting Abortion Access Costs Nation Billions

By Diane Bernard Monday, September 20, 2021 RICHMOND, Va. -- Curbing access to reproductive health-care services, including abortion, can have disastrous effects on economic well-being, according to a new report from the Women's Policy Research Institute. A Democratic-led legislature in Virginia has eased some restrictions over [...]

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Report: Restricting Abortion Access Brings Big Financial Trouble

By Eric Galatas Thursday, September 16, 2021 LINCOLN, Neb. -- Limiting women's access to abortion and other reproductive health care can have a devastating impact on state economies. According to new data from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, restrictions on the books in Nebraska cost [...]

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As States Eye Texas-Style Abortion Bans, Economic Costs to Bottom Line and Women are High, New Data from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Show

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 13, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Implementing abortion bans in target states could cost local economies nearly $20 billion and hurt women’s earnings and labor force participation. Washington, DC – States such as Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Ohio, [...]

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