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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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Latina Equal Pay Day: “It will take almost 200 years for Latinas to achieve pay equity.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | media@iwpr.org “It will take almost 200 years for Latinas to achieve pay equity. This pace is glacial, and untenable. We must actively work to address structural and systemic barriers to achieving parity. Latinas [...]

December 8, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

IWPR wins $1.2 Million Competitive Research Grant from RWJF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | media@iwpr.org | IWPR Receives $1.2 Million Competitive Research Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Urban Institute to establish new Research and Policy Hub Washington, D.C. - The Institute for Women’s [...]

December 6, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

IWPR Statement on 2022 Mid-Term Election Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | media@iwpr.org | 202.683.6828 Election results prove Reproductive Rights and Economy are salient issues for women voters Washington, DC - In states across the country, election results show the economy and access to the [...]

November 9, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

IWPR celebrates the Biden Administration’s announcement of Million Women in Construction initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | espinoza@iwpr.org | 202.683.6828   Washington, DC - The Institute for Women’s Policy Research celebrates the Biden Administration’s announcement of a new Million Women in Construction initiative. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo  issued [...]

November 4, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|

“We Must and Can Do More to Accelerate the Closing of the Pay Gap for Black Women”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | espinoza@iwpr.org | 202.683.6828   Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Washington, DC – Today, September 21st, marks how long Black women in the U.S. [...]

September 21, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

IWPR Announces New Partnership on Dolly Parton Documentary, Still Working 9 to 5

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2022 Contact: Carolina Espinoza | espinoza@iwpr.org | 202-785-5100 Washington, DC and Los Angeles, CA — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research is the lead organizational partner on a new documentary highlighting the glacial pace of women’s progress in the U.S. [...]

September 9, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |
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