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Media Highlights

Women and the Economy

The Wall Street Journal cited IWPR analysis of jobs numbers for men and women on their "Real Time Economics" blog (August 13 and August 21).

Psychology Today cited IWPR research on the economic recovery for women in an article on the impact of cuts to government jobs (July 16).

Los Angeles Times cited IWPR research on women in the recovery in a report on cuts to city jobs (May 14).

Women on Capitol Hill

IWPR President Heidi Hartmann was quoted in an article in The National Journal about the challenges that women face in achieving high-ranking positions on Capitol Hill. The July 14 issue focused on women in Washington. ("High Hurdles," July 12).

ABC News blog The Note cited IWPR research on the wage gap and quoted IWPR Study Director Ariane Hegewisch for an article on the pay gap between women and men working on Capitol Hill at the highest salary grades ("Women Get Short Straw for Pay on Capitol Hill," July 17)

Gender Wage Gap

The Washington Post’s Fact Checker blog and Wonkblog both cited IWPR research on the gender wage gap in assessing President Barack Obama’s use of the 77 cents figure (June 5).

Marketplace Radio (American Public Media) quoted IWPR Study Director Ariane Hegewisch on the different wage gap measures (June 5).

The Nation ("How the Paycheck Fairness Act Can Help Democrats Win Elections for Years to Come," June 4), ABC News (July 4), Bloomberg Businessweek (May 25), Salon ( May 15 and May 17), and U.S. News & World Report (May 4) cited IWPR research on the wage gap and discrimination in their articles on the Senate vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act.

Retirement and Social Security

Forbes quoted IWPR President Heidi Hartmann in an article on the possibility of adding a caregiving credit in Social Security to address the gender gap in retirement ("’Family Care’ Could Fix Retiree Gap," July 11).

C-SPAN aired the release event and congressional briefing for the joint report, Breaking the Glass Ceiling on Social Security: A Proposal to Modernize Women’s Benefits, written with the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and the NOW Foundation (May 11).

Women and the Environment

Los Angeles Times cited a September 2003 IWPR report, Engaging Women in Environmental Activism: Recommendations for Rachel’s Network ("Are Women Greener Than Men?" June 13).

Paid Sick Days

The Atlantic cited IWPR research on the lack of paid sick leave available to workers ("In Bloomberg’s Healthy NYC, Still Afraid to Take (on) Sick Days," July 26).

Bloomberg Businessweek cited IWPR’s report on the costs and benefits of paid sick days to employers in San Francisco (July 20).

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