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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.
Biden’s Vice President Selection Affirms Women, People of Color will Decide the 2020 Presidential Election
Nicole Announcement
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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Survey: Women Faring Poorly in Recovery

According to research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), Americans are reeling from the very high levels of job loss seen during the Great Recession of 2007–2009, and women and single mothers in particular are reporting higher rates of financial strain and daily hardship.

October 3, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

Survey: Post-Recession, Americans’ Support for Social Security Continues Across Party Lines

The Great Recession of 2007–2009 has greatly affected Americans’ economic wellbeing and confidence in securing a good retirement. In this time of economic uncertainty, support for the Social Security system remains strong across lines of gender, age, race/ethnicity, and political affiliation, according to a survey from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

October 3, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|

Gender Wage Gap Remains Unchanged

The closing of the wage gap between men and women workers has remained essentially unchanged in the last two years—from in 77.0 2009 to 77.4 in 2010. According to an updated fact sheet from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), the wage gap closed by ten percentage points between 1981 and 1990, but closed by only four percentage points between 1991 and 2000.

September 16, 2011|Categories: Press Releases|
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