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Reports on the Status of Women


National Endowment for the Arts
As a follow up to the general report titled “Artists in the Workforce: 1990-2005,” which informs on the demographic and employment patterns of workers whose primary occupation is as artists, the National Endowment for the Arts published a research note specifically on the status of women in the art world in the United States. The report provides statistics and information about demographics of female artists, tendencies in family organization, employment and earnings, and educational attainment. Click here to find out more.

IWMF Global Report on Women and Media
The International Women’s Media Foundation, in cooperation with other institutions and foundations, released the first-ever comprehensive global report on the status of women in the news media in March 2011. This report analyses research data from 500 print and broadcast companies in 59 countries. The IWMF commissioned the two-year study – the first detailed research that closely examines the challenges facing women news professionals everywhere. More information on the IWMF and report can be found here. Click here to download a free PDF version of the report.