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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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New Jobs Report Shows Strong Growth—But Increase in Unemployment Highlights Persistent Challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 2, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 Washington, DC – This month’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) confirms substantial growth, with 405,000 new jobs on payroll for women (47.6% of 850,000 total). Yet, [...]

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

IWPR Appoints Merrill Lynch Senior VP Nadia Allaudin as New Board Chair and Bestselling Author and Advocate Eve Rodsky to its Board

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research president and CEO C. Nicole Mason announced a new Board Chair, Nadia Allaudin, Board Member, Eve Rodsky, and Vice President of Advancement, Carl Davis, Jr.—all changes designed to increase IWPR’s ability to win economic equity for all women and [...]

June 24, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

New Research Shows Women Were Entering the Workforce in Record Numbers Before the “She-cession”—and that Economic Equality is a Policy Choice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 22, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber | weber@iwpr.org | (646) 719-7021 A new study released today from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that prior to the “she-cession” there were more women in the labor force than ever before, [...]

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 [...]

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