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News Round-Up: The Great Recession’s Impact on Women and Families

It’s been an active week for news about how the Great Recession has affected women and their families. The Joint Economic Committee released a report on how the Great Recession has affected working mothers and their families. The Ms. Foundation breaks it down for us. The Women’s Economic Security Campaign released a new report with recommendations [...]

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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