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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.

MC state abortion ban poll
New IWPR Poll: For the Class of 2023 in the Northeast, State Abortion Laws are a Key Factor in College Decisions

A recent poll commissioned by IWPR and conducted by Morning Consult found that seventy-six (76) percent of students polled do not want to attend school in a state where abortion is restricted.

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New IWPR Research: Women Earn Less Than Men in Almost All Occupations, Even in Jobs Commonly Held by Women

On the Eve of Equal Pay Day 2023, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Releases Updated Report on the Gender Wage Gap by Occupation, Race and Ethnicity Washington, D.C. — Women are paid eighty-four (84) cents for every dollar a man makes and new research [...]

IWPR Statement Ahead of President Biden’s State of the Union Speech

Today, ahead of President Biden’s second State of the Union address, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released the following statement: President Biden has delivered on his promise to create jobs, with our country witnessing record-breaking job creation over the last year. But gender and [...]

February 7, 2023|Categories: Press Hits, Press Releases|

IWPR Marks 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision: Washington, D.C. — This weekend, we mark what would have been the 50th anniversary of the landmark Roe v. [...]

January 20, 2023|Categories: Press Releases|

IWPR Condemns Anti-Abortion Vote in the US House of Representatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2023 Contact: media@iwpr.org Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on today’s anti-abortion vote in the US House of Representatives: Washington, D.C. — Today’s vote in the House of Representatives is dangerous, disingenuous, [...]

January 11, 2023|Categories: Media, Press Releases|

IWPR Celebrates Inclusion of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the Omnibus Funding Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2022 Contact: Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research celebrates the inclusion of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) in the omnibus government funding [...]

December 22, 2022|Categories: Media, Press Releases|

IWPR Statement on Omnibus Funding Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2022 Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on the omnibus government funding bill released by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week Washington, D.C. — The omnibus spending bill released this week represents [...]

December 21, 2022|Categories: Media, Press Releases|
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