By Rachel Eichhorn and Rachel Linn What a year it's [...]
Equal Pay for Women Can Cut Poverty in Half, Boost Wages Significantly, AND Grow the Economy. Can Any Other Policy Lever Do That?
by Heidi Hartmann, Ph.D. Every September, the U.S. Census Bureau [...]
Get to the Bricks: The Experiences of Black Women from New Orleans Public Housing After Hurricane Katrina
Get to the Bricks: The Experiences of Black Women from New Orleans Public Housing After Hurricane Katrina presents the results of qualitative research conducted with 184 low-income black women who lived in public housing prior to Hurricane Katrina and the flooding of New Orleans, and who were displaced by the hurricane and the closure and demolition of their housing.
The Research News Roundup (RNR) is prepared monthly by the Institute for [...]
The Status of Women in the States: 2015 provides critical data to identify areas of progress for women in states across the nation and pinpoint where additional improvements are still needed. It presents hundreds of data points for each state across seven areas that affect women’s lives: political participation, employment and earnings, work and family, poverty and opportunity, reproductive rights, health and well-being, and violence and safety.
by Jourdin Batchelor This was an exciting year for the Institute [...]
Persistent earnings inequality for working women translates into lower pay, less family income, and more poverty in families with a working woman, which is of no small consequence to working families.
By Jacqui Logan A recent IWPR fact sheet, “A Clearer [...]
Webinar: Student Parent Success Initiative on federal supports for low-income student parents through the Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF)
DOWNLOAD REPORT Slideshow/Powerpoint presentation from the Student Parent [...]
2008 photo of the B.W. Cooper housing development in [...]