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Precarious Lives: Gender Lens on Low-Wage Work

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Written by: Rosa Cho; Edited by: Gail Cooper
Contributors: Mimi Abramovitz, Julia R. Henly and Stephen Pimpare
 

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Everything You Need to Know about the Equal Pay Act

 

Rosa Cho, Researcher & Writer
Abagail Kramer, Intern Researcher

 

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Precarious Lives: Gender Lens on Low-Wage Work

Gender Lens on Poverty Primer

Our newest primer, Gender Lens on Poverty, offers a composite snapshot of extreme to near poverty in the U.S. today, and the special challenges it poses to women.

Gender Lens on Poverty Primer

 
 
 
Author:
Rosa Cho, Researcher & Writer
 
Editor:
Gail Cooper, Vice President for Programs
 
 
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  1. Introduction
  2. Measuring poverty
  3. Facts about gender and poverty in the U.S.
  4. What causes poverty?
  5. Read more

Everything You Need to Know about the Equal Pay Act

Known for feisty quotes and progressive politics well ahead of her time, Rep. Bella Abzug (D-NY) initiated a bill to commemorate the day the Nineteenth Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote, became law. The U.S. Congress declared August 26th Women’s Equality Day in 1971.

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Together, Women’s Equality Day and the Equal Pay Act signaled an important step forward in the nation’s commitment to women exercising their right to participate meaningfully in civil and political affairs and become thriving citizens in socioeconomic spheres.

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Equal Pay Act - Part 4

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Equal Pay Act - Part 3

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Equal Pay Act - Part 2

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