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Issue Briefs | Long-Term Unemployment: Spotlight on Women and Families

June 18, 2014

This issue brief brief highlights long-term unemployment trends among women and the impact of parents’ long-term unemployment on children.

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Infographics and Internet Memes | Poverty and Opportunity Profile: Mothers

May 7, 2014

This infographic by Half-in-Ten and the National Women’s Law Center summarizes key facts about how America’s mothers are faring, the challenges they face, and the policies that can help them thrive.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Fact Sheet | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

September 12, 2014

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.

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More Resources

Fact Sheet | FAQs about the Census Bureau’s Official Poverty Measure

September 17, 2014

Fact Sheet | A Women’s Economic Agenda Must Help Women and Families Succeed

September 12, 2014

Fact Sheet | Stop Shortchanging Tipped Workers: 10 Reasons Raising the Tipped Minimum Wage Is a Women’s Issue

September 11, 2014

Fact Sheet | 10 Reasons Raising the Minimum Wage to $10.10 Is a Women’s Issue

September 05, 2014

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

September 05, 2014