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Reports & Toolkits | Insecure & Unequal: Poverty Among Women and Families 2000-2012

September 26, 2013

This report provides a gender analysis of national and state poverty and income data for 2012, released by the Census Bureau in September 2013.


Fact Sheet | Ensuring Women Thrive at Work Creates Economic Prosperity for All

November 11, 2013

Recognizing that when women succeed, their families and the economy prosper, some legislative leaders are taking action to create opportunities for women in the workplace. The National Women’s Law Center applauds these efforts because investment in women’s economic security is vital for women and their families.


Fact Sheet | National Snapshot: Poverty Among Women & Families, 2012

September 18, 2013

The poverty rates for women, like poverty rates overall, remained at historically high levels in 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data released in September 2013. Women’ poverty rates were once again substantially above the poverty rates for men.


Infographics and Internet Memes | Who makes less than $10.10/hour? Women.

March 5, 2013

The minimum wage is a women's issue. Check out our new infographic to learn more.


More Resources

Fact Sheet | Women and the Minimum Wage, State by State Chart

April 15, 2014

Fact Sheet | Fair Pay for Women and People of Color in Illinois Requires Increasing the Minimum Wage and Maintaining a Strong Tipped Minimum Wage

April 07, 2014

Fact Sheet | Women are 76 percent of workers in the 10 largest low-wage jobs and suffer a 10 percent wage gap

April 02, 2014

Fact Sheet | Fair Pay for Women in Hawaii Requires Increasing the Minimum Wage and the Tipped Minimum Wage

April 02, 2014

Fact Sheet | The President’s Proposed EITC Expansion Would Benefit 6.1 Million Working Women at All Stages of Their Lives

April 02, 2014