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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 Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) Report Shows Economic Benefit to Women of Protecting Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534   State Rankings on Access to Reproductive Health Services Washington, DC — Today, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released an update to its Reproductive Rights Index detailing how [...]

July 20, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

House Acts to Protect Women’s Access to Reproductive Health Services After Overturn of Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 Statement of Dr. C Nicole Mason, President and CEO, Institute for Women’s Policy Research Washington, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills to protect women’s access to abortion [...]

July 15, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

President Biden Issues Executive Order to Protect Women’s Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 “Timely and swift action to protect women’s access to critical reproductive health care services, including abortion care, in the states is an urgent priority. Executive Order is Step in Right Direction.” [...]

July 11, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 “This is a dark day for American democracy and women’s reproductive rights.” SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade Washington, D.C. — The Supreme Court today issued a decision effectively overturning Roe v. [...]

June 24, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

“An Unprecedented Turning Back of the Clock on Women’s Freedom” Leaked SCOTUS Opinion Appears to Signal the End of Roe v. Wade

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 “An Unprecedented Turning Back of the Clock on Women’s Freedom” Leaked SCOTUS Opinion Appears to Signal the End of Roe v. Wade Washington, D.C. — News reports today revealed a leaked [...]

May 3, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |

History Is Made! Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Is First Black Woman Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 7, 2022 Contact: William Lutz | lutz@iwpr.org | (202) 684-7534 History is Made! Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is First Black Woman Confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court! Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) CEO and President C. [...]

April 7, 2022|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , |
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