Economic Development & Security

Women continue to lag behind men in earnings and wages. The underlying reasons for these continuing disparities are cultural, social and economic. While unemployment rates for women have declined less for women than for men during the recent economic downturn, women are still apt to have lower-paying jobs, with fewer benefits, and more part-time and interrupted careers. As the jobless rate for men rises, women are increasingly becoming primary breadwinners for their families, often without increased access to child care, elder care and help with domestic chores and other key supports.

Re:Gender Resources

  • AGENDA Annual Conference 2012 external rev March 30
    AGENDA: NCRW Annual Conference 2012 - Agenda-Setting Nationally and Globally: Leveraging Women's...

  • INTRODUCTION: ECONOMIC SECURITY SUMMIT POLICY BRIEFS
    In keeping with a long-standing commitment to advancing women’s economic well-being, the...

  • NCRW Background Paper: Reinvesting in Women and Families
    Based on available research, it is clear that while the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has...

  • NCRW Summary: Economic Recovery in the Cities
    FEBRUARY 1, 2010 Representatives from New York City and surrounding cities gathered at Columbia...

  • NCRW Summary: What the Federal Government Must Do to Tackle the Unemployment Crisis (Webinar 2010)
    On January 28, 2010 six organizations came together for an on-line webinar to recommend what the...

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February 6, 2009 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird In 2007, the nontraditional occupation for women with the largest number of employed women was laborers...
January 23, 2009 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird A few weeks ago, I received a newsletter from the Institute on Community Integration .  The...
January 21, 2009 posted by Linda Basch I want to draw your attention to a moving commentary by Deborah Siegel, “Masculine Mystique, Meet...
January 16, 2009 posted by Linda Basch I wanted to share with you an exciting victory that came across my desk during the holidays.  After...

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