Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 16th, 2004
The data reveal women's poverty rate increasing for a third straight year; the jump in child poverty over the past year was the largest in a decade. As women's incomes fell while men's incomes remained stagnant, the wage gap increased. Health insurance coverage declined even more sharply among women than men.
"Over the last 3 years, more and more women have fallen into poverty, with the loss of jobs, decrease in wages,...
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