The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) analysis of the April employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) finds that women gained 143,000 jobs and men gained 72,000 for a total of 215,000 jobs added in March, giving women two-thirds of job growth. March is the 73rd month of uninterrupted job growth in the private sector. The overall unemployment rate increased slightly to 5.0 percent between February and March.