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Supreme Court Rejects Far Right Effort to Restrict Access to Medication Abortions and Mifepristone

"The far-right effort to block access to mifepristone is not about women’s safety—it is about controlling women’s choices and curtailing their freedoms. It is part of a broader crusade to impose their own ideology on women in this country and prevent them from making their own reproductive health care decisions. Today, we celebrate this decision, but we must remain vigilant against such attacks.”
--IWPR President Dr. Jamila K. Taylor

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Understanding the Needs of Black Single Mothers in College

IWPR spoke with 25 Black single mothers as they strive for their college degree about the challenges they face and the programs that help them balance family with their academic careers.

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On Equal Pay Day 2024, New IWPR Report Reveals that Women Earn Less than Men in All Occupations, Even Ones Commonly Held by Women

Women are paid eighty-four (84) cents for every dollar a man makes, a persistent gender wage gap that spans all professions, even those typically held by women, according to a new report released by IWPR

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Texas Judge Moves to Undermine Access to Medication Abortion for Millions of American Women

Washington, D.C. --- The Institute for Women’s Policy Research today released the following statement after a Texas judge’s decision invalidating the FDA approval of mifepristone and potentially denying women across the U.S. access to medication abortion. “Today, a single Texas judge helped to further turn [...]

New IWPR Report Highlights Opportunities to Expand Access to Manufacturing Jobs, Lifts Up the Voices of Women on the Shop Floor

Washington, D.C. —A majority of women who responded to a survey of shop floor manufacturing workers report a largely equitable and harassment-free workplace, according to a new report released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Yet the report also highlights the challenges [...]

New IWPR Polling Shows Strong Support for Congressional Action on Equal Pay, Child Care, Paid Leave, and Women’s Reproductive Health

March 21, 2023 Contact: William Lutz 202-785-5100 Washington, D.C. — Three out of four adults want to see Congress pass laws strengthening equal pay laws, expanding access to child care, and guaranteeing access to paid sick leave, while two of three adults want to see [...]

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|