A large proportion of young mothers—especially young Black and single mothers—remain economically insecure despite high levels of employment.
The Pandemic Has Been Toughest on Young Black, Latina, and LGBTQ Women. They Know the Policy Solutions to Help.
This week, IWPR hosted a webinar focused on the needs [...]
Please join us for a webinar to mark the release of IWPR’s new survey briefs on young women’s diverse experiences during the pandemic.
According to New IWPR Survey, Most Young Women Say American Dream is within Reach—but Young Black, Latina, and LGBTQ Women Face More Setbacks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2021 Contact: William Lutz | [...]
New IWPR survey data show that young women remain remarkably optimistic about achieving the “American dream” in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. To ensure young women stay on track toward achieving their dreams, policies that support them in their academic and professional pursuits should be prioritized.
Unequal Present, Unfair Future: Young Black, Latina, and LGBTQ Women Face Greater Economic Challenges during the Pandemic
New IWPR survey data show young women’s experience of economic hardship during the COVID-19 crisis varied across racial/ethnic groups and gender and sexual identities—with some struggling more than others. To achieve an equitable recovery, policies should level the playing field by supporting young women who have been hit hardest.
By Mitchell Hartman The Labor Department’s jobs report for April [...]
New Report Shows Young Women Workers Still Struggling a Decade After the Great Recession, Offers Lessons for the Pandemic Recovery
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 25, 2021 Contact: Erin Weber [...]
By Alisha Haridasani Gupta A year into the pandemic, there [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated deep-seated inequalities in the society, [...]