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The Status of Women and Girls

About the Status of Women and Girls

IWPR’s “Status of Women” reports are a unique source of comprehensive information on women. IWPR has analyzed data on a wide range of indicators at the local, state, national, and international levels, including demographics, economic security, educational attainment, reproductive rights, political participation, civic engagement, and access to health care and work supports. To date, IWPR has released reports on each U.S. state and the District of Columbia, in addition to several city/area reports, and a series of reports and a toolkit on Women in the Middle East and North Africa. Each report offers policy recommendations shaped by the research findings for that state or city/area. Recent state-level reports include The Status of Women & Girls in Colorado, The Status of Women in North Carolina, The Status of Women & Girls in West Virginia, and the 2010 Portrait of Women & Girls in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

Resources

www.statusofwomendata.org
2012 Status of Women Data

State and Local Reports

The Status of Women in Your County: A Community Research Tool

Status of Women in the States
Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa

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Latest Reports from IWPR

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The Status of Women in Idaho 2002: Highlights
by IWPR (November 2002)

Fact Sheet. Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 
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The Status of Women in Alabama, Fact Sheet
by IWPR (November 2002)

Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 

The Status of Women in Alabama, Research-in-Brief
by (November 2002)

Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 

The 2002 National Overview Report: The Status of Women in the States
by Amy Caiazza (November 2002)

Available by mail in limited quantities. E-mail iwpr [at] iwpr [dot] org to place an order.

 

The Status of Women in Michigan, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Massachusetts, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Maryland, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Maine, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Louisiana, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Kentucky, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Kansas, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Iowa, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Indiana, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Illinois, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Hawaii, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in the States: Overview
by (August 2002)

Women in the United States have achieved great advances and are seeing important changes in their lives. Their access to political, economic, and social rights has improved greatly over the past 20 years. Nonetheless, they do not enjoy equality with men, and they lack many of the legal guarantees that would allow them to achieve it. Women across the nation would benefit from stronger enforcement of equal opportunity laws, greater political representation, adequate and affordable child care, stronger poverty reduction programs, and other policies to improve their status.

 

The Status of Women in the States 2002 Appendices
by (August 2002)

 

The Status of Women in Delaware, 2002: Highlights
by (August 2002)

 

The Status of Women in the District of Columbia, 2002: Highlights
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The Status of Women in Connecticut, 2002: Highlights
by (August 2002)

 
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