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Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery
This report, Build(ing) the Future: Bold Policies for a Gender-Equitable Recovery, provides a framework for shared prosperity and equitable economic recovery. It examines the impact of the economic crisis and recession on working women, their families, and communities. It provides a blueprint for a gender-equitable recovery that is not only about meeting the immediate economic needs of women and families, but lays out a long-term strategy for creating stronger systems and institutions that reflect the experiences and contributions of women.
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Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
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IWPR Names Dr. C. Nicole Mason New President and CEO

Author, researcher, professor, and inaugural Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the new President/CEO of IWPR.

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The Institute for Women’s Policy Research Applauds White House Gender Policy Council’s Release of Historic, Bold New National Strategy to Advance Gender Equity in the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Applauds White House Gender Policy Council’s Release of Historic, Bold New National Strategy to Advance Gender Equity in the U.S. Washington, D.C. — IWPR [...]

October 22, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Jobs Report Shows First Decline in Payroll Employment for Women Since December 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | Jobs Report Shows First Decline in Payroll Employment for Women Since December 2020 Washington, DC – This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) continues to show that America’s women face enormous challenges returning [...]

October 8, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

WFN Announces Partnership to Name IWPR Exclusive Research Partner for Global Network

New multi-year partnership will secure research funding for gender justice funders across the globe FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 23, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO — The Women’s Funding Network (WFN) and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) today announced a partnership to quantify the pandemic’s [...]

September 23, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

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, [...]

Anemic Jobs Report Signals Trouble for Women’s Full Re-Entry into the Workforce

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 3, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC – This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveals a disappointing growth of just 235,000 new jobs across the board, but the news is even worse for women. [...]

September 3, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Texas Abortion Ban and Other Restrictions Cost the State Economy Almost $15 Billion per Year

IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 2, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Texas Abortion Ban and other Restrictions Cost the State Economy Almost $15 Billion per Year “Texas is restricting its own economic growth in its quest to restrict women’s freedom.” Washington, D.C. —Texas’ abortion [...]

September 2, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |
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