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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

June 25, 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 | Women and the Minimum Wage, State by State Chart

August 01, 2014

Coalition Action Materials | NWLC opposes the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014 (H.R. 4935)

August 01, 2014

Fact Sheet | Obamacare & Taxes: How Life Changes Can Impact Your Premium Tax Credit (Marriage & Divorce)

July 31, 2014

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

July 01, 2014

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

June 25, 2014