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Highlight the struggles and accomplishments of all women on International Women’s Day

"Poverty is most definitely racialized and feminized. Single women with children—particularly single mothers of color—represent the largest share of adults in poverty. In 2008, 28.7 percent of households headed by single women were in poverty, while 13.8 percent of households headed by single men and 5.5 percent of married-couple households lived in poverty. Unemployment among African-American women jumped to 12.9 percent, while the unemployment rate increased to 12.1 percent for Hispanic women. And more than one in five women living in poverty are elderly women age 60 and older, many of whom are widowed.”

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