Status of Women in North Carolina

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1:00 pm
Thu October 4, 2012

Morning Edition 10/05/12: WOMEN FOR WOMEN RELEASES A VITAL REPORT ON WOMEN AND FAMILIES.

(left to righ) Sandra Abromitis, Terry Van Duyn and Jennie Elben, Members of Women for Women in Asheville, NC, as seen during a recent evert.

Women in North Carolina have made significant social and economic advances in recent decades, but the need for further progress remains. Many of North Carolina’s women are vulnerable to challenges such as unemployment, a persistent wage gap, poverty, and the high cost of child care. In addition, women in the state experience stubborn disparities in opportunities and outcomes—disparities that exist among women of different race and ethnic groups as well as among women from various geographic areas within the state.

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