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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

  • June 9, 2010

    U.S. Department of State: Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer gives testimony before the Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human...


  • June 3, 2010

    Salon: The New York state Senate has passed a bill that would require employers of domestic workers such as nannies and housekeepers to provide them with sick pay, vacation days, overtime and a two-week termination notice. This groundbreaking law is...


  • June 1, 2010

    From BBC: In the 40 years since the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women in Scotland working full time earn significantly less than male colleagues--about 12% less.  Women in management find even more of disparity, earning 55% less than their male...


  • May 28, 2010

    From UNIFEM: In April, the United Nations Development Fund for Women supported a 4 day conference in Burundi which focussed on the political participation of women and non-violence in elections.   At the end of the conference, attendees from...


  • May 20, 2010

    From CNN:  Recent studies by sociologists are showing that more and more women have higher education levels and salary than the men they are marrying. A Pew Research Center report notes that women between the ages of 30-44 are making more money...


Member Organizations

Blog Posts

- By Gail Cooper and Isabel Jenkins -Passed in 1965, the Equal Pay Act was lauded as a victory in the fight to end gender-based pay discrimination in the US. Fast-forward to 2014, women of...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 5:29pm
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On July 11th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a version of the farm bill that eliminates all nutritional aid to hungry Americans in need, which is provided mainly through the Supplemental...
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 11:58am
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This Sunday, bouquets of roses, Hallmark cards, and restaurant reservations will be deployed by citizenry anxious to promote and valorize an ideal Mother.  But what if you are a “mother...
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 12:39pm
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Quality early care and education are truly gifts that will keep on giving, not only to mothers, but to all of us.  We’re not saying that it’s only important to mothers; fathers...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 5:53pm
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Did you know that women are more likely to face negative social consequences for negotiating?  This seems to go against the pervasive notion that women effectively negotiating for high...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013 - 7:30pm
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Reports & Publications

Friday, April 10, 2009 - 11:43pm