NPWF President: "Robust interventions to address the substantial racial inequities in maternal health in the United States are long overdue and require immediate action." WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 19, 2023 – Today, the National Partnership for Women...
Black women workers are a critical backbone of the economy. As demonstrated during the COVID-19 pandemic, women were the majority of essential workers who continued to work during the pandemic, providing vital services and sustaining the nation’s economy throughout the public health emergency. Black women disproportionately work in many of these essential roles
In order to plot a more intentional course toward systemic change that achieves the inclusion, access, liberation and economic health and wellbeing of disabled women and families, we’re introducing systems transformation guides for disability economic justice public policy.
While overall wage gap measures provide important insight, digging deeply into differences by race, industry, occupation and more is critical.
You deserve to be paid fairly. It’s that simple.
“Partnership in Action: An Employer Guide to Building Gender Equity in the Workplace” is a blueprint for employers looking to promote and implement equitable policies at their companies, and provides recommendations that would help women, especially women of color, return to and stay in the labor force.
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides one of the most significant investments in the creation of good jobs in recent years. However, without intentional efforts to address occupational segregation in the key industries funded by the law, women could miss out on more than a million jobs in the next decade.