Economic Issues for Women in Texas 2017

Economic Issues for Women in Texas examines the economic status of women as well as the critical building blocks - education, health insurance, child care and housing - necessary for women to achieve economic security. The study looks at policies and practices at the state level, and identifies areas of opportunity where innovation and investment can help women and their families move from surviving to thriving.

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Child Care Education   Health Insurance  Housing

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This study was published in 2017 by Dallas Women's Foundation. It was authored by Jennifer Lee and Frances Deviney, Ph.D., of the Center for Public Policy Priorities, and supported by Texas Woman's University.


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This research was funded in partnership with Texas Woman's University, the nation's largest university primarily for women. Dallas Women's Foundation is proud to partner with Texas Woman's in their commitment to transformational learning, discovery and service in an inclusive environment that embraces diversity. This partnership is just one component of Texas Woman's strategic plan to contribute knowledge and best practices that encourage women and men, together, to lead, thrive and prosper in professional, organizational and community settings for the advancement of humanity.

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