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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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Gender Wage Gap Stagnant Overall, Women Not Doing Better

Washington, DC—A new fact sheet released today by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), based on data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census, shows that in 2009 median annual earnings for employed women were $36,278, compared with $47,127 for men, a female- to- [...]

September 1, 2010|Categories: Press Releases|

Young Women Now Less Likely to Work in Same Jobs as Men; Wage Gap Continues Due to Occupational Segregation

WASHINGTON, DC—A new briefing paper from the Institute for Women's Policy Research charts occupational segregation since the early 1970s. Women continue to enter some high paying male-dominated professions, for example, rising from 4.0 percent to 32.2 percent of lawyers between 1972 and 2009, yet overall [...]

August 31, 2010|Categories: Press Releases|
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