Poverty is a women’s issue. Nearly six in ten poor adults are women, and nearly six in ten poor children live in families headed by women. Poverty rates are especially high for single mothers, women of color, and elderly women living alone.
In addition to the resources below, please see NWLC's detailed analysis of the 2013 Census poverty data, as well as past reports on women's income and poverty rates.
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