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Same Gap, Different Year: IWPR says wage gap persists

An analysis released today by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) shows that women are still almost 40 years from reaching pay equity with men if trends continue at the current pace. Each year the wage gap persists, women fall further behind men in overall earnings and ability to build assets and wealth with a cumulative effect each year in which earnings differences continue.

By |2020-09-16T18:01:17+00:00September 16, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Same Gap, Different Year. The Gender Wage Gap: 2019 Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity

The rate of progress toward closing the gender pay gap did not increase in 2019. If the pace of change in the annual earnings ratio continues at the same rate as it has since 1960, it will take another 39 years, until 2059, for men and women to reach parity.1 This projection for equal pay has remained unchanged for the past four years.

Black Women to reach Equal Pay with White Men in 2130

The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated the pernicious effect of gender and racial inequality, and the profound undervaluation of some of the most essential jobs for society, ones that require the care and supports of families.

Gender pay gap may not close “for more than 100 years” for Black and Latina women, and pandemic could make it worse

By Michelle Miller and Vidya Singh "I think it [...]

By |2020-08-11T13:38:05+00:00August 8, 2020|Press Hits|0 Comments

Megan Thee Stallion was mocked after being shot. As she reclaims the narrative, Black women recognize her pain.

By Bethonie Butler When Black women are the victims of [...]

By |2020-08-11T13:07:48+00:00July 31, 2020|Press Hits|0 Comments