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The Status of Women and Girls

About the Status of Women and Girls

IWPR’s “Status of Women” reports are a unique source of comprehensive information on women. IWPR has analyzed data on a wide range of indicators at the local, state, national, and international levels, including demographics, economic security, educational attainment, reproductive rights, political participation, civic engagement, and access to health care and work supports. To date, IWPR has released reports on each U.S. state and the District of Columbia, in addition to several city/area reports, and a series of reports and a toolkit on Women in the Middle East and North Africa. Each report offers policy recommendations shaped by the research findings for that state or city/area. Recent state-level reports include The Status of Women & Girls in Colorado, The Status of Women in North Carolina, The Status of Women & Girls in West Virginia, and the 2010 Portrait of Women & Girls in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

 

Resources

2011 Status of Women Data
State and Local Reports

The Status of Women in Your County: A Community Research Tool

Status of Women in the States
Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa
Femstats: Women's Data Center (IWPR Data Bank)

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Latest Reports from IWPR

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The Status of Women in the States National Report for 1998
by IWPR (October 1998)

This inclusive report can be used to compare women's progress in each state over time. It provides national maps, data, and rankings for all the 50 states and the District of Columbia for each two-year cycle. All key indicators in the core areas of political participation, employment and earnings, social and economic autonomy, and reproductive rights are included. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Vermont Report
by IWPR (October 1998)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Vermont. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Pennsylvania
by IWPR (October 1998)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Pennsylvania. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Oregon Report
by IWPR (October 1998)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Oregon. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Ohio Report
by IWPR (October 1998)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Ohio. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Washington Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

 
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The Status of Women in Maine Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Maine. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Illinois Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Illinois. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in California Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in California. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in New Mexico Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in New Mexico. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in New Jersey Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in New Jersey. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Texas Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Texas. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in the States National Report for 1996
by IWPR (November 1996)

This inclusive report can be used to compare women's progress in each state over time. It provides national maps, data, and rankings for all the 50 states and the District of Columbia for each two-year cycle. All key indicators in the core areas of politicial participation, employment and earnings, social and economic autonomy, and reproductive rights are included. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Virginia
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Virginia. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in North Carolina Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in North Carolina. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in New York Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in new york. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Michigan Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Michigan. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Maryland Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in Maryland. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in the District of Columbia Report
by IWPR (November 1996)

A comprehensive study of women's lives in the District of Columbia. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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Recent Wage Developments in Telecommunications: An Example from the Northeast
by Roberta Spalter-Roth, Heidi Hartmann, and Linda Andrews (August 1989)

 
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The Importance of Health Benefits in the Telecommunications Industry
by Roberta Spalter-Roth and Linda Andrews (August 1989)

 
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