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Foundation Report Reveals How Budget Crisis Hurts California’s Women and Families

by Judy Patrick, CEO and President, Women’s Foundation of California Last week, we launched our report, Falling Behind: The Impact of the Great Recession and the Budget Crisis on California’s Women and Their Families, prepared by the California Budget Project (CBP).  In addition to holding a press conference with CBP to reveal the report’s findings, we [...]

How Women and Children Have Been Affected by the Great Recession

The Great Recession has often been referred to as a “Mancession.” But recent findings by the California Budget Project reveal that women have been hit disproportionately hard by the economic downturn. Some of the most startling findings: Between 2006 and 2009, the number of married-couple families relying on the mother as sole breadwinner almost doubled, [...]

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