Florida Receives D+ on Women’s Poverty and Access to Opportunity, with Wide Disparities by County

December 14, 2016

Florida Receives D+ on Women’s Poverty and Access to Opportunity, with Wide Disparities by County New report estimates that women’s poverty would be reduced by nearly 60 percent if Florida’s working women received equal pay FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2016 IWPR Contact: Jennifer Clark | 202-785-5100 | clark@iwpr.org Florida Women’s Funding Alliance Contact: Stephanie […]

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Status of Women in Florida by County Project is Launched

February 9, 2016

Status of Women in Florida by County Project is Launched Florida Women’s Funding Alliance, an affinity group of Florida Philanthropic Network, commissions Institute for Women’s Policy Research to Study Women’s Status in the State For immediate release, Februrary 9, 2016 IWPR Contact: Jennifer Clark, clark@iwpr.org, 202.785.5100 Naples, Florida, February 9, 2016 – In response to […]

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Equal Pay Would Cut Poverty in Half for Colorado’s Working Women and Grow the State Economy

October 27, 2015

Equal Pay Would Cut Poverty in Half for Colorado’s Working Women and Grow the State Economy New report finds that women in Colorado will not see equal pay until 2057 if current trends continue For immediate release, October 27, 2015 IWPR Contact: Jennifer Clark, clark@iwpr.org, 202.785.5100 WFCO Contact: Lisa Christie, lisac@wfco.org, 303.285.2961 Washington, DC—According to a […]

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Unionized Women Earn More than Nonunionized Women in Every U.S. State

August 26, 2015

Unionized Women Earn More than Nonunionized Women in Every U.S. State In 32 states, the union wage advantage is large enough to cover the costs of full-time child care for an infant in a center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 26, 2015 Contact: Jennifer Clark | 202-785-5100 | clark@iwpr.org Washington, DC—A new briefing paper released by […]

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In Almost Every U.S. State, Women Are More Likely to Experience Poor Mental Health, but Less Likely to Die from Heart Disease and Breast Cancer, than a Decade Ago

May 7, 2015

In Almost Every U.S. State, Women Are More Likely to Experience Poor Mental Health, but Less Likely to Die from Heart Disease and Breast Cancer, than a Decade Ago Health Behaviors, Mortality from Chronic Disease, Access to Reproductive Health Care, and Exposure to Violence Vary Widely by State and Race/Ethnicity Almost 1 in 3 Women […]

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Equal Pay Would Cut Poverty for Working Women in Half

In Every U.S. State, Women, including Millennials, Are More Likely than Men to Live in Poverty, Despite Gains in Higher Education

April 8, 2015

In Every U.S. State, Women, including Millennials, Are More Likely than Men to Live in Poverty, Despite Gains in Higher Education  Equal Pay Would Cut the Poverty Rate for Working Women by More than Half New Poverty & Opportunity Index Also Shows Only 29 Percent of Businesses are Owned by Women; Women’s Health Insurance Coverage Increased […]

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