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SCOTUS mife case Mar 24
Supreme Court Known for the Overturn of Roe v. Wade Tackles Medication Abortion, but the Safety and Effectiveness of Mifepristone Is Not in Question

Access to abortion is once again before the Supreme Court as it hears arguments about mifepristone, the medication abortion drug used safely by millions of women over the last 20 years.

EPD 2024 Wage Gap Fact Sheet
On Equal Pay Day 2024, New IWPR Report Reveals that Women Earn Less than Men in All Occupations, Even Ones Commonly Held by Women

Women are paid eighty-four (84) cents for every dollar a man makes, a persistent gender wage gap that spans all professions, even those typically held by women, according to a new report released by IWPR

Latina EPD 2023
New Data: Latinas Will Not Reach Pay Equity with White Men until 2207

In 2022, Latinas working full-time year-round were paid just 57.5 cents for every dollar paid to White, non-Hispanic men, an astounding gap that will take almost two centuries to remedy.

Moms EPD 2023
In 2021, Working Moms Made Just 62 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Working Fathers

August 15 was Mom's Equal Pay Day and IWPR's research shows that mothers were paid less than fathers in every single state and the District of Columbia in 2021.

Black Womens EPD 2023
July 27 is Black Women's Equal Pay Day and IWPR Research Shows Black Women Earn Less than White Men in Every State

Black women earned 64 cents for every dollar earned by White men in 2022 and won't reach pay equity until 2144, according to data released by IWPR ahead of Black women’s Equal Pay Day.

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Majorities See Education as a Worthwhile Investment and Favor Student Debt Forgiveness in New Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Poll

Washington, D.C. — Amid the nationwide debate about the value of education and student debt programs, a new IWPR poll, conducted by Morning Consult, shows that more than three in four adults who attended college think their education was a worthwhile investment. The same [...]

November 20, 2023|Categories: Media, Press Releases|

In 2021, Working Moms Made Just 62 Cents on the Dollar Compared to Working Fathers in Every U.S. State, According to New IWPR Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2023 Contact: William Lutz 202-785-5100 Mom’s Equal Pay Day is August 15, 2023 Washington, D.C. — Nationally, in 2021 working moms made just 61.7 cents on the dollar compared to working fathers, according to a new Fact Sheet released by [...]

Black Women Earn Less than White Men in Every State, Will Not Reach Pay Equity with White Men Until 2144, According to a New IWPR Fact Sheet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 25, 2023 Contact: William Lutz 202-785-5100 Washington, D.C. — Black women earned 64 cents for every dollar earned by White men in 2022, according to data released by IWPR ahead of Black women’s Equal Pay Day July 27, 2023. The same [...]

Supreme Court Undercuts Higher Education Access for Communities of Color

For Immediate Release June 29, 2023 Contact: William Lutz 202-785-5100 WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court today turned its back on 50 years of precedent and gutted programs at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina that enabled students from communities of color to [...]