Today, we celebrate the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women the right to vote.
Communications executive Keri Potts will bring her skills and talents to IWPR. Her past experience includes positions at Nike, the NCAA, and, for the past 17 years, ESPN, where she served as Senior Director, Communications.
Author, researcher, professor, and inaugural Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute Dr. C. Nicole Mason is the new President/CEO of IWPR.
Breadwinner Mothers Face Additional Burden and Dual Role During Pandemic: Primary Wage Earner and Primary Care Provider
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | email@example.com Half of all U.S. households with children under the age of 18 have a breadwinner mother—an earner: single, married, or head of household—that contributes at least 40 percent of household income. Breadwinner mothers of color [...]
Looming Economic Downturn Will Hit Women Hardest as They Make Up Majority of Job Losses Across All But Three Sectors
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | firstname.lastname@example.org Since March, Women lost nearly 6 out of every 10 jobs across all sectors, with the service sector most impacted. Job loss among women were highest in retail and leisure and hospitality at 396,000. Washington, [...]
Also, new IWPR research released shows men out earn women in nearly every occupation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | email@example.com Washington, DC — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) is launching a multi-platform, multi-pronged campaign today that will highlight the impact [...]
Despite Increased Labor Force Participation Among Women, Gender Wage Gap Persists, Even in the Occupations They Dominate
Men out earn women in nearly every occupation and sector, making the gender pay gap nearly impossible to close Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, DC— Women’s median earnings are lower than men’s in nearly all occupations, according to a new IWPR report. In the top [...]
Greater Earnings Equality is Essential to Reducing Poverty and Improving Economic Security for Women and their Families Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | email@example.com Washington, DC— Progress in closing the gender earnings gap between women and men has slowed considerably in the last decade, according [...]
New IWPR analysis finds women will have to wait until the next century to hold as many Congressional seats as their male counterparts Contact: Lea Woods | 202-785-5100 | firstname.lastname@example.org Washington, DC— The number of U.S. Congressional seats held by women will not reach parity [...]