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Institute for Women's Policy Research

The Institute for Women's Policy Research founded in 1987 by Heidi Hartmann to meet the need for women-centered, policy-oriented research. The institute conducts and disseminates research that addresses the needs of women, promotes public dialogue, and strengthens families, communities, and societies. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Institute for Women's Policy Research has 4 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1996, Women, the Economy and the 1996 Election. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 167 views per program. Most common tag: Gender Issues.

Recent Programs

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    Women Lead the Way

    Linda Tarr-Whelan talked about her book Women Lead the Way: Your Guide to Stepping Up to Leadership and Changing the World (Berrett-Koehler Publishers; October 1, 2009).…

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    Religion and Social Justice

    Participants spoke to reporters about a report on religious women and efforts towards equality for women, children’s rights,…

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    The Status of Women

    Former office holders spoke about prospects for improving women’s status in society. Among the topics they addressed were women in…

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    Women, the Economy and the 1996 Election

    Ms. Martin spoke about the role of women in politics, specifically as governmental officials. She emphasized that both parties…

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