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NCRW Resources


  • April 10, 2010

    The most common statement of the gap in the U.S. is that women earn 77 cents for every dollar that men do.  However, economists find a smaller gap after adjusting for various factors.

    However, economists find a smaller gap after adjusting...

  • April 9, 2010

    Do women really earn 23% less than men? It depends on how you interpret the numbers.

    People often assume that the gender gap measures how much a woman is paid for doing the same job as a man. Instead, the figure is based on a broader look at...

  • April 4, 2010

    Women in life sciences research still earn less than their male counterparts, with no obvious explanation for the disparity, researchers found. After accounting for professional characteristics and publication volume, female researchers earned an...

  • April 1, 2010

    Erin Kotecki Vest, political director of, discusses the political gender gap in light of the new health care reform bill.

  • March 28, 2010

    In Johannesburg last week nearly 300 rights advocates and politicians brainstormed for three days about how to make governments in 10 countries of southern Africa friendlier to women.  Gender Links, a nongovernmental organization based...

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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
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
Quality early care and education are truly a 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; ...
Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 5:53pm
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
A recent New York Times editorial states that under the Obama administration the homeless population has remained steady. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 which provided $840...
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - 3:33pm