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NCRW 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 Summit Social Supports and Safety Nets Policy Brief (2010)
    Participants in the breakout session on social supports and safety nets focused their attention on...

  • 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 Background Paper: Project on the Economic Recovery Act
    In the midst of the current economic crisis—which is exacerbating previously existing...

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

  • NCRW Policy Brief: Economic Security
    To overcome economic hardship, women need opportunities to learn new skills and earn fair wages in...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women, Homeownership, and Sub-Prime Mortgages--A Need for Fair Lending Practices
    Sub-prime mortgages threaten the economic security of women and their families. They also impede...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Women and Poverty
    Lifting women and children out of poverty is key to women’s economic security and wellbeing.

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Raising the Minimum Wage--Women and Working Families Benefit Most
    Failure to adjust the minimum wage with rising inflation has kept women and working families in...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Affordable Child Care Needed as Women's Labor Force Participation Grows
    Making childcare affordable is critical to working families and key to women’s economic well-...

  • NCRW Fact Sheet: Guaranteed Paid Leave--A National Imperative for Women and Families
    The lack of guaranteed paid leave creates economic hardship for the U.S. labor force as well as...

News

  • February 29, 2012

     Six years ago, the housing bubble imploded, igniting the recession. Construction and manufacturing soon crumbled, taking jobs mostly held by men down with them. Not long after, AEI’s Mark J. Perry referred to the “mancession”...


  • February 29, 2012

     Source: This Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation poll was conducted by telephone Oct. 6 to Nov. 2, 2011, among a random national sample of 1,936 adults, including users of both conventional and cellular phones. The results from the full...


  • February 22, 2012

     As Roman Catholic leaders and government officials clash over the proper role of religion and reproductive health, shifts in health care economics are magnifying the tension. Financially stronger Catholic-sponsored medical centers are...


  • February 21, 2012

     Sixty-three percent of all births to women under 30 in Lorain County occur outside marriage, according to Child Trends, a research center in Washington. That figure has risen by more than two-thirds over the past two decades, and now surpasses...


  • February 21, 2012

     Bundles of filthy string hang from bars on her only window. Sacks of clothes are piled high in the corner. Outside, in the alley below, untreated sewage and anonymous grey liquids seep through the stones. Incense sticks dry in the sun. Handmade...


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Blog Posts

January 12, 2010 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird
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January 11, 2010 posted by adminOriginally posted by Ruth Schechter January 7, 2010 on Gender News from the Clayman Institute for Gender ResearchPosition and Nuance the Key to Effective Negotiations...
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January 9, 2010 posted by Kyla Bender-Baird
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December 9, 2009 posted by Kyla Bender-BairdThe DC Women's Agenda, a program of Wider Opportunities for Women, recently released a gender analysis of the 2008 American Community Survey. They found...
Monday, January 25, 2010 - 6:20pm
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By Gwendolyn Beetham*When I was in graduate school in London, one of my professors told a cute story about his daughter, born during the Thatcher era, who as a small child had asked him whether a man...
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Reports & Publications

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