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Pacific West Region Has the Most Broadly Diverse Population of Women in the United States
New analysis of regional demographics from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that more than two in five adult women of color in the United States—about 17.5 million—reside in the South, but concentrations of women of different racial and ethnic groups vary widely by region. The states with the largest concentration of Hispanic women, for instance, are primarily located in the Pacific and Mountain West regions, while the states with the largest concentration of Black women are in the South.
New Research Reviews Economic Obstacles to Escaping Domestic Violence
In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released a briefing paper documenting the economic insecurity faced by survivors of intimate partner violence, who represent over one in four women in the United States. The paper reviews available social science and policy research on the economic impact of domestic violence and presents data on the economic disparities faced by specific populations, including survivors of color, LGBTQ survivors, and survivors with disabilities, among other groups.
Women Saw Significant Increase in Earnings in 2015, but Progress on Closing Gender Wage Gap Remains Slow
Despite increasing wages for women of all racial and ethnic groups, women will not see equal pay until 2059
Native American Women Saw the Largest Declines in Wages over the Last Decade
Half of all US Families have a Breadwinner Mother
New state-by-state analysis shows wide geographic variation of breadwinner mothers by race and ethnicity
Where Women of Color Live (October 21, 2016)
D.C.'s Women Are Among Most Diverse Nationwide (October 21, 2016)
Washington City Paper
10 Worst States for Women (October 20, 2016)
24/7 Wall St.
In one elite industry, the pay gap for women is more than double the national average (October 14, 2016)
Colleges aren't very kid friendly (October 13, 2016)
The Atlantic

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