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Friday, November 14, 2008

Institute for Women's Policy Research

Cornell Law Library's InSite current awareness service
of 11/3/2008 points us to the Institute for Women's Policy
Research, an independent, non-profit research organization
that also works with graduate programs in public policy and
women's studies at George Washington University.

"The Institute works with policymakers, scholars, and public
interest groups around the country to design, execute,
and disseminate research that illuminates economics and social
policy issues affecting women and families, and to build a network
of individuals and organizations that conduct and use women-
oriented policy research."

Reports and documents on the web site address the five
major program areas (poverty, welfare, and income security;
work and family; employment, education, and economic change;
health and safety; and democracy and society) as well as special

In addition to academic research reports (most available for free
in PDF format and/or available for purchase), the site includes
speeches - some in audio format - given by Institute-affiliated