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Chart of the Day: The best and worst states for women’s employment

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) recently released an updated national report for its Status of Women research, including fact sheets on the status of women in each of the 50 states and District of Columbia.

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) recently released an updated national report for its Status of Women research, including fact sheets on the status of women in each of the 50 states and District of Columbia.

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Chart of the Day: Novels about men are more likely to win major literary awards

According to an analysis by author Nicola Griffith, women are more likely to win literary awards for fiction when their protagonist is a man. The more prestigious the award, the less likely the subject will be a woman.

According to an analysis by author Nicola Griffith, women are more likely to win literary awards for fiction when their protagonist is a man. The more prestigious the award, the less likely the subject will ...

New Yorker character breakdown by race and gender

Chart of the Day: The white dudes of New Yorker cartoons

The underrepresentation of women and people of color in media extends all the way to the cartoons tucked into the New Yorker, according to an analysis of every cartoon published in the magazine last year. The journal Proceedings of the Natural Institute of Science found that about 70 percent of the characters were men and 95 percent were white. 

The underrepresentation of women and people of color in media extends all the way to the cartoons tucked into the New Yorker, according to an analysis of every cartoon published in the magazine last year. The journal Proceedings ...

chart of companies run by women vs. male names

Chart of the Day: More large companies are run by men named “John” than by women

Inspired by a recent report that calculated that there are more men named John, Robert, William or James than there are women on the boards of large companies, an economist at the New York Times has applied this index to a variety of institutional contexts. 

Inspired by a recent report that calculated that there are more men named John, Robert, William or James than there are women on the boards of large companies, an economist at the ...

Chart of the Day: The pay gap for women of color

Earlier this week we got the terribly exciting news that, according to the latest Census numbers, the average American woman now makes 78 cents, instead of 77 cents, to the average dude’s dollar. But, as we know, the gap–which hasn’t improved in a decade–varies a lot by race.

Here’s a chart from ThinkProgress showing how the wages of women of different races compare to those of white men:

Earlier this week we got the terribly exciting news that, according to the latest Census numbers, the average American woman now makes 78 cents, instead of 77 cents, to the average dude’s dollar. But, as ...

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