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Women are more likely to be poor than men, both in the United States and across the globe. Female-headed households are more liable to live in poverty. Families headed by single women in the US are more than twice as likely as other families to be poor. The poverty divide is even more dramatic for people of color: in the US, African-American (26.5 percent) and Latina women (23.6 percent) register much higher poverty rates than white women (11.6 percent). Evidence-based, research-driven policies and programs that recognize the diverse realities of poverty and attack its root causes are critical for producing change.

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October 31, 2008 Posted by Linda Basch Below is my exchange with Susan W. Kaufmann, Associate Director for Advocacy at the University of Michigan...
October 31, 2008 Posted by Linda Basch  Below is my exchange with Lisa McClain, Director of Gender Studies and an Associate Professor in the...
October 28, 2008. Posted by Linda Basch, President, National Council for Research on Women I'm pleased to share with you an op-ed I co-authored...
October 24, 2008 posted by Linda Basch
Oct 17, 2008 posted by Linda Basch Today I posted an op-ed over on CNN.com, titled "What About Jane Plumber?" Here is how it...

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