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Womens Poverty

Recession Ends, but Millions of Women Still Trapped in Poverty

Linda Meric | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Linda Meric

Women and families need higher wages, equal pay, paid sick days and family leave, predictable and flexible schedules, parity for part-time workers and stronger safety net policies including SNAP, TANF and unemployment insurance.

Global Summit of Women

Jeannie E. Javelosa | Posted 09.22.2012 | Impact
Jeannie E. Javelosa

Supporting and working for women's economic empowerment is key to shift the whole cycle of energy and power in our world today.

Recalibrating the Recovery: Time for Policymakers to Give Women's Work Its Due

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Irasema Garza

Policymakers must accurately inventory the impact of the economic crisis and take full account of women's fundamental role in the U.S. economy.

Half the Sky Live Event Bringing Awareness to Women's Issues

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marcia G. Yerman

Half the Sky LIVE captures an evening of discussion, musical performance, and the premier of Woinshet, a short film directed by Marisa Tomei and Lisa Leone.

A Depression for the Most Vulnerable

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

While the Obama Administration's recent focus on job creation is a welcome turn in the right direction, it's not a magic wand.