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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

Black Single Mothers in College
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.

EPD 2024 Wage Gap Fact Sheet
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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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|

IWPR Condemns Anti-Abortion Vote in the US House of Representatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 11, 2023 Contact: media@iwpr.org Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on today’s anti-abortion vote in the US House of Representatives: Washington, D.C. — Today’s vote in the House of Representatives is dangerous, disingenuous, [...]

January 11, 2023|Categories: Media, Press Releases|

IWPR Celebrates Inclusion of Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the Omnibus Funding Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2022 Contact: Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research Washington, D.C. — The Institute for Women’s Policy Research celebrates the inclusion of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) in the omnibus government funding [...]

December 22, 2022|Categories: Media, Press Releases|

IWPR Statement on Omnibus Funding Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2022 Statement from C. Nicole Mason, President and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research on the omnibus government funding bill released by the Senate Appropriations Committee this week Washington, D.C. — The omnibus spending bill released this week represents [...]

December 21, 2022|Categories: Media, Press Releases|

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|