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Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I donate?2020-03-23T23:23:38+00:00

Please go here to make a donation toward our organization.

How can I get involved in the Equal Pay Day campaign and support the Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s work?2020-03-23T23:20:15+00:00

How can I get involved in the Equal Pay Day campaign and support the Institute for Women’s Policy Research’s work?

    • Donate to our general fund.
    • Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.
    • Share our campaign infographics and tag us (@IWPResearch) or use our hashtags #EqualPayDay #4UsToday4ThemTmrw #ownyourpower2020

 

 

Is there more than one Equal Pay Day?2020-03-23T23:17:54+00:00

Equal Pay Days are observed throughout the year to raise awareness about how difference racial/ethnic groups are impacted by the gender wage gap and to bring visibility to communities who are frequently left out of the mainstream conversation. These include Asian American and Pacific Islander, Black, Native, and Latina women’s Equal Pay Days. Below is a list of the dates of these Equal Pay Days will be observed in 2020.

AAPI EPD – Feb. 11

All Women’s EPD – March 31

Black Women’s EPD – Aug. 13

Native Women’s EPD – Oct. 1

Latina Women’s EPD – Oct. 29

Is the pay gap real?2020-03-23T23:16:33+00:00

Yes! Our research shows that female full-time, year-round workers make only 82 cents for every dollar earned by men, and that this is gender wage gap is due to a number of factors including sex and race discrimination, occupational segregation, and a lack of paid leave and work-family support programs. Our article Five Ways to Win an Argument about the Gender Wage Gap can help you talk to your friends and family about the complexities of the gender wage gap.

What is Equal Pay Day?2020-03-23T23:14:44+00:00

Equal Pay Day is the date that symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. It brings awareness to the gap between men’s and women’s annual wages