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IWPR is often cited in the media as a source for current and reliable research on women.  View IWPR’s latest press releases and press clips below.

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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
Campus Child Care Declining in Most States Despite Growing Numbers of College Students with Children
As nearly 5 million undergraduate students raising children return to college this fall, a new state-by-state analysis by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) finds that campus child care is declining in most states across the country, and that many states have rules making it difficult for students to get child care subsidies.
Black Women Saw Wages Decline Three Times as Much as Women Overall in the Last Decade
In advance of African American Women’s Equal Pay Day on August 23—the day symbolizing how far into the year Black women must work to earn what White men earned in the previous year—the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) released an analysis finding that, between 2004 and 2014, Black women’s real median annual earnings for full-time, year-round work declined by 5.0 percent—more than three times as much as earnings for all women.
Why the pay gap between men and women is bigger at Ivy League schools (September 13, 2016)
Asking for raises benefits men more than women, research finds (September 7, 2016)
What Programming's Past Reveals About Today's Gender-Pay Gap (September 7, 2016)
The Atlantic
This Labor Day, Thank Unions For Boosting Wages (September 5, 2016)
Think Progress
To Narrow Wage Gap, Congress Might Ban Employers From Asking for Salary History (September 1, 2016)

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