A Path Appear(ed) at the Red River Theater

The documentary film ‘A Path Appears’ was shown at the Red River Theater in Concord last night. It was an incredible opportunity for the New Hampshire community to come together and learn about a topic that may be unexplored by many: human trafficking. The New Hampshire Women’s Foundation was able to host Jasmine Marino, who is […]

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Equal Pay Report!

New report on equal pay in New Hampshire combines statistics and citizen feedback September 8nd, 2014 Concord, NH –The New Hampshire Women’s Initiative, the Gender Research Institute of Dartmouth and the Women’s Fund of New Hampshire have teamed up to create a new report called Understanding Equal Pay in the Granite State. The brainchild of NHWI […]

The Gender Pay Gap… It Still Exists

EQUAL PAY DAY: APRIL 8, 2014 The simple truth about the gender pay gap is that it still exists in nearly every occupation, in every state. It hasn’t budged in a decade: full-time, year-round  women workers are paid 77 percent of what men are paid, despite the fact that the Equal Pay Act was passed […]

Breaking News: Pay Equity Bill for NH

It’s what we’ve all been waiting for, and it’s long over due! New Hampshire (as well as Pennsylvania) has introduced Equal Pay bills! After learning about — and sharing with everyone we know, thanks to our Gender Matters series — just how relevant an issue the wage gap still is, this is pretty exciting news for […]

Op-Ed: Changing Realities for American Families

Not so long ago we could imagine that all American families were like those in “Leave it to Beaver” or “The Bobsey Twins,” with Mom in the kitchen and Dad out in the world earning a living for his family.  That isn’t the reality for all American families now (if it ever was). Women have […]

Equal Pay Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy

Connecticut to look into gender wage gap | Gov. Daniel Malloy

Connecticut is going to take a look at wage disparity in their state. Gov. Malloy: It’s time for the state to look for ways to address gender wage disparity Governor Dannel P. Malloy today announced that the Connecticut Department of Labor, led by Commissioner Sharon Palmer, and the Department of Economic and Community Development, led […]

Here's What I Think Gerri King

Here’s What I Think —Gerri

Here’s What I Think: New Hampshire Citizens speak on gender equality. “Being the first state in history to have five women in top governmental positions will have its influence far beyond the political arena. It sends a private message to the public and private sectors that it is time to disintegrate the glass ceiling. Women […]

New Hampshire is first state in the nation to have all-woman delegation and governor

New Hampshire makes history for women

This Election Day, New Hampshire became first state with an all-woman delegation and a woman governor. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte were joined by U.S. Representative-elects Annie Kuster and Carol Shea-Porter last night to become the nation’s first ever all-female delegation. Maggie Hassan becomes the nation’s only female Democrat governor.    

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