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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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Senate Voting Rights Bill Marked Crucial Turning Point for Democracy and the Role of Women in American Society

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 Washington, D.C. —Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) CEO and President C. Nicole Mason today lamented the failure of voting rights legislation in the Senate and the fact that trivial concerns [...]

January 19, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

Build Back Better Bill Is Vital for Women and Families as They Recover from the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 “Members of Congress must keep working towards a compromise on these important investments in the American people,” says C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research [...]

December 20, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

According to New IWPR Survey, Most Young Women Say American Dream is within Reach—but Young Black, Latina, and LGBTQ Women Face More Setbacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7543 Washington, D.C. – The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) today released two survey briefs that capture the experiences and economic situations of young women during the COVID-19 pandemic recovery. The [...]

December 14, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

IWPR Research Shows Negative Impact of Abortion Bans on State Economies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 1, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 “Mississippi is restricting its own economic growth in its misguided quest to restrict women’s freedom.” Washington, D.C. — The Supreme Court today will hear oral arguments on a Mississippi law that [...]

December 1, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Build Back Better Bill is “Down Payment on a Fairer, More Equitable Economic Future,” says Institute for Women’s Policy Research President and CEO C. Nicole Mason

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 19, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534  Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) today hailed House passage of the Build Back Better bill and released the following statement from its President and CEO C. [...]

November 19, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |

Discrimination, Harassment, and a Lack Of Respect Threaten to Drive Women Out of the Construction Industry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534  Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research today released a new report showing that more than four in ten women working in the construction trades have seriously considered leaving [...]

November 16, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , |
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