Between 1960 and 1981 there was always a government body tasked with monitoring progress for women across all spheres and making recommendations. The recommendations were frequently implemented.
Men are a substantial majority of non-elderly adults in the United States who lack health insurance.
Are Women Now Half the Labor Force? The Truth about Women and Equal Participation in the Labor Force
For more than a year the news media have been tracking the moment when women might become half the labor force. In spring 2009, it was said it might happen in the next few months, by summer it was said maybe it would happen in the fall.
Social Security – formally called Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) – is a social insurance program that provides benefits to workers and their families upon retirement, disability, or death.
Social Security provides monthly benefits to qualified retired and disabled workers, their family members, and survivors of deceased workers
Since December 2007, the U.S. economy has been in the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Because much of the slowdown has occurred in traditionally male fields such as manufacturing and construction while a few traditionally female fields such as health and education have shown job growth or minimal job loss, many reports have focused on the job losses among men in the labor force.
Women who maintain families without a spouse present are almost twice as likely as married men to be unemployed, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for August 2009.