According to a new study released by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that promotes women’s rights, North Carolina ranked No. 31 in the country for female employment and earnings, a designated “C” rating by the report. The state also had dismal scores when it comes to political participation, poverty and opportunity, and health and well-being, earning scores of C-, D+, and D+, respectively. The report is compiled using information from various federal agencies and other sources.

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