• The Gender Pay Gap is Largely Because of Motherhood
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    The Gender Pay Gap is Largely Because of Motherhood

    May 2017

    College-educated women start out making about 90 percent as much as men, but by age 45 the pay gap widens to 55 percent. The reason? Marriage, children, or both, according to WCW Senior Research Scientist and Economist Sari Pekkala Kerr, Ph.D. and her colleagues.

    Read more about Dr. Kerr's findings in The New York Times>>
  • 13 Reasons Why and the Need for Correct Messages About Teen Depression and Suicide
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    13 Reasons Why and the Need for Correct Messages About Teen Depression and Suicide

    May 2017

    On our #womenchangeworlds blog, Tracy Gladstone, Ph.D. addresses the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why, "...given that so many teens have watched this series already, we must embrace this opportunity to teach our children, and ourselves, about youth depression and suicide."

    Read Dr. Gladstone's advice>>
  • From Persistence to Power: Facts, Truth & Equity for Women
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    From Persistence to Power: Facts, Truth & Equity for Women

    June 7, 2017

    Together, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the Women’s Research & Resource Center at Spelman College, and the Wellesley Centers for Women, are convening leading researchers, advocates, practitioners, and policymakers for meaningful discussion on the issues that impact women and girls, families and communities.

    Get the details for our upcoming conference in Washington, DC>>
  • Women's Review of Books
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    The Lesbian Hero's Journey

    May/June 2017

    In the new Women's Review of Books, Author Abe Louise Young reviews Cassandra Langer's Romaine Brooks: A Life, which portrays the American painter as a genius who has been overlooked due to sexism, miscategorization as a symbolist, and exaggeration of her fascist sympathies.

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