Beth Vial only learned she was pregnant toward the end of her second trimester. This was astonishing news: A few years before she began her freshman year of college in 2017, Vial, now 27, of Portland, Ore., had been diagnosed with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) [...]
This fall, I heard a question I had never before encountered in my job helping women from low-income backgrounds complete a college degree: “Is this work still needed?” The question came up in response to alarming reports about men’s plummeting college enrollment rates during the pandemic, including [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | firstname.lastname@example.org | (202) 684-7534 “Mississippi is restricting its own economic growth in its misguided quest to restrict women’s freedom.” Washington, D.C. — The Supreme Court today will hear oral arguments on a Mississippi law that [...]
Markets Insider There's a historic labor shortage, especially in the construction industry. But sexism seems to be stronger than economics. More than four in 10 women and non-binary tradespeople who work in construction-related jobs have said they left or "seriously" considered leaving the industry's trades [...]
“More than 40% of black women experience physical violence by an intimate partner, compared with about 30% of women overall,” according to data by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research in a new PBS Newshour episode. Watch the full episode here.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | email@example.com | (202) 684-7534 Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) today hailed House passage of the Build Back Better bill and released the following statement from its President and CEO C. [...]