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Big 5 Topics

1. Economic Security    2. Education    3. Health    4. Immigration    5. Violence

NCRW Resources


  • May 4, 2012

    HR 4160, or the State Health Flexibility Act, introduced by Congressman Todd Rokita (R-Ind) and now added to the Republican budget plan, would force states to halt programs that provide funding for abortions for low-income women.


  • May 1, 2012

    An Australian study finds that obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues,


  • April 30, 2012

    Breast-feeding comes with an often-overlooked cost to new mothers, according to a new study by Phyllis L.F. Rippeyoung, an assistant professor at Acadia University in Nova Scotia, and published in the American Sociological Review.


  • April 30, 2012

    Examines the perception that women are outpacing men in the workforce.

  • April 24, 2012

    Slashed funding, strapped donors, underwater mortgages and high unemployment are all causing domestic violence victim's shelters in Florida to turn women away at a time when the need may is greater than usual.

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Blog Posts

Friday, October 1, 2010 - 11:47am
By Kyla Bender-Baird
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 - 3:20pm
Originally posted August 26, 2010 on Concern BlogsBy Allyson Brown*The Summit on the UN Millennium Development Goals is fast approaching. If we are serious about beating global poverty, the...
Monday, September 20, 2010 - 11:56am
Watch this video from the National Women's Law Center and join the movement for fair pay! 
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 5:38pm
Check out the latest from NCRW Senior Fellow and Executive Director of the Women of Color Policy Network at NYU Wagner, Nicole Mason:According to the U.S. Census, there are enough new poor people in...
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 5:31pm