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Institute for Women's Policy Research Content Topic Results

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October 2018

Dreams Deferred: A Survey on the Impact of Intimate Partner Violence on Survivors’ Education, Careers, and Economic Security

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This report examines the educational, career, and economic effects of intimate partner violence by presenting findings from a survey of 164 survivors developed by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and administered at transitional housing programs, shelters, and other domestic violence programs in 11 states and the District of Columbia. 
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August 2017

The Economic Cost of Intimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

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The physical aspects of violence often result in significant medical costs and time off from work, and psychological effects of violence can have long-term consequences. This fact sheet summarizes findings from research literature on the economic consequences and costs of IPV, sexual assault, and stalking for victims and survivors.
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September 2015

The Gender Wage Gap: 2014

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This fact sheet shows that the ratio of women's to men's median weekly earnings for full-time workers was 78.6 in 2014, making the gender wage gap for full-time/year-round workers 21.4 percent.
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April 2012

The Gender Wage Gap by Occupation

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Women’s median earnings are lower than men’s in nearly all occupations, whether they work in occupations predominantly done by women, occupations predominantly done by men, or occupations with a more even mix of men and women.
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The Gender Wage Gap 2009

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This report describes the ratio of women’s and men’s median annual earnings, which was 77.0 for full-time, year-round workers in 2009, essentially unchanged from 77.1 in 2008. This is below the peak of 77.8 percent in 2007.
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April 2008

Women in the Wake of the Storm: Examining the Post-Katrina Realities of the Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast

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"This report shares findings garnered from a series of interviews held with a diverse group of women from throughout the Gulf region. In telling their stories, it provides an analysis of women's increased vulnerability during times of natural disasters and lays out policy recommendations that pinpoint how best to address those needs in the wake of this disaster, and in anticipation of the next."
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The Women of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast: Multiple Disadvantages and Key Assets for Recovery Part 1. Poverty, Race, Gender and Class

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The briefing includes recent data from federal government sources on poverty among women and people of color in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast region in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. It also draws upon IWPR's series of reports on the status of women in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The paper concludes by outlining policy alternatives to help rebuild women's lives in a way that will allow them to ultimately leave poverty behind.
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October 2004

Women's Economic Status in the States: Wide Disparities by Race, Ethnicity, and Region

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This report looks at women's economic status across several indicators: women's earnings, gender wage ratio, % of women in managerial/professional occupations, women's business ownership, and poverty. State profiles are available.
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No Time to Be Sick: Why Everyone Suffers When Workers don't have Paid Sick Leave

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This report explains the business impact of inadequate sick leave coverage for workers. It also analyzes national relevant data, including who has paid sick leave and permitted uses of paid sick leave. TDI policy is also covered.