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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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Stronger Together: Union Membership Boosts Women’s Earnings and Economic Security

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 1, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC — A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) confirms the powerful impact union membership has on the women of this country. The report, Stronger Together:Union Membership [...]

September 2, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

New Jobs Report Show Gains Across the Board: Women Return to the Workforce, but Full Recovery Still a Ways Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August  6, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC – This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows overall both men and women workers are going back to work. The data show another month of [...]

August 6, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Black Women Were Paid Less than 70 Percent of What White Men Were Paid in Almost Every State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 27, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, D.C. – New research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research shows that there has been remarkably little progress in closing the gender pay gap between Black women and [...]

July 27, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

New Research Uncovers the True Financial Costs of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 21, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber, IWPR | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Chelsea Fuller, TIME'S UP Foundation | press@timesupnow.org   Washington, DC – Today the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and the TIME’S UP Foundation released a report showing that workplace [...]

New IWPR Report Shows Challenges Women Face in Patenting Process, Provides Recommendations to Diversify Innovation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 19, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC – The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), a leading think tank focused on improving the lives of and creating opportunities for women, released a new study today, [...]

New IWPR Research Shows Helping Parents Complete College Degrees is a Key Missing Element in the Economic Recovery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 8, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC – A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) makes a compelling case that getting parents who have not earned a degree back to college [...]

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