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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.
Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
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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Modest Job Gains for Women Signal Slow Recovery—with Child Care and School Re-Openings as Major Barriers to Full Return to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that more women returned to the workforce than men, and women gained employment. The Institute for Women’s Policy [...]

June 4, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

IWPR Launches New Tool in the Fight against Reproductive Health Restrictions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 26, 2021 Contact: Liz Rose | (202) 355-3559 | rose@iwpr.org Washington, DC – Last week, the Center on the Economics of Reproductive Health (CERH) at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released game-changing research on reproductive health to monetize [...]

New Report Shows Young Women Workers Still Struggling a Decade After the Great Recession, Offers Lessons for the Pandemic Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 25, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, D.C. – A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that a disproportionate number of young women (ages 16 to 24) worked part-time involuntarily and earned low [...]

New IWPR Report on the Economic Impact of Equal Pay by State Shows Equal Pay Reduces Poverty for Working Women Across the Country in Every State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, D.C. – A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) on the Economic Impact of Equal Pay finds that if women were paid the same as [...]

May 11, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Mother’s Day Surprise: Women Lose Jobs and Continue to Leave the Labor Force While Unemployment Among Black and Latina Women Remains High

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 7, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC — This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics was not the present millions of women wanted for Mothers’ Day. The number of women who hold [...]

May 7, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

New IWPR National Survey Shows That This Mother’s Day, What Women Want Is: Child Care, Paid Family Leave, and Good Jobs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 4, 2021 Contact: Liz Rose | 202-355-3559 | rose@iwpr.org WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new national survey from the Institute of Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) highlights the difficulties mothers face in 2021. This Mother’s Day, mothers are asking for universal high-quality [...]

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