This report is part of the Join Project on Women’s Health Care Policy Research of the Women’s Research and Education Institute and the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
Testimony before the Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate, on the IWPR report Women’s Access to Health Insurance.
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A lecture given at George Washington University as part of the Annual Nancy Yulee Lecture Series. Overview of women’s labor force participation, women’s educational attainment, the wage gap, and family roles, as well as public policy changes that could help to alleviate gender inequities.
As women have dramatically increased their labor force participation over the past several decades, the organization of family life in the United States has also been transformed.
At a time when union membership has been declining overall, a new report by IWPR, “What Do Unions Do For Women?” shows that the number of women who are unions members has continued to increase.
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) was established in 1935 as a means-tested public assistance program to provide cash payments to impoverished families with minor children headed by a caretaker relative, usually a widowed mother deprived of support from a wage-earning father (Peterson and Petersen, 1993)
Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the need for corporate restructuring to compete in the new global marketplace was a much discussed topic.
Much of the rhetoric surrounding the passage of "welfare reform" legislation during the 1980s, as well as the campaign promises of the current administration "to end welfare as we know it," negatively characterize income obtains from Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC).