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Welfare-to-Work Makes Lone Mothers More Vulnerable to Social and Economic Insecurity
Welfare-to-work policies have exposed lone mothers to greater social and economic insecurity. Thus, they are turned into greater “risks” rather than managers of risk.
What Is the Relationship between Domestic Violence and Dowry?
Dowry is one of the reasons that daughters are viewed as burdensome in countries like India. At the same time, access to and control over their dowries (and other forms of assets including land) can play a significant role ...
African American Women Have a Disadvantage When It Comes to Cancer Care
Race has an impact on breast cancer treatment and survival. Non-Hispanic white women are more likely to survive breast cancer than African American women. Younger women are especially vulnerable. They tend to lack adequate ...
Research on Women and Video Games Needs to Improve
Research on gender and video games often conflates gender with sex, which leads to stereotyping of girls and women. In general, research on gameplay treats women like a second sex and gender like an insignificant variable.
Work-oriented Welfare Programs Exclude Single Mothers from the Benefits of Paid Work
Single mothers are excluded from the benefits of paid work in both the economic market and state welfare programs. This is because both the market and the state have merged into one single social space. As a result, they ...
Race and Gender Impacts Women in Poverty
Lone mother families experience poverty as a result of specific factors such as race and gender. These factors disadvantage them in society and calls for further studies to find solutions.
Income-Assisted Single Mothers and Their Experiences with PTSD
The impact of trauma on the PTSD of income-assisted single mothers is not lessened depending on their area of residence. Instead, their experiences differ according to where they live.
Remembering Aboriginal Women and Girls Lost to Violence
Women and girls in Aboriginal communities face an epidemic of violence. Through the Sisters In Spirit initiative, NWAC is trying to understand this violence and honour those women and girls who have been lost.
Changes to Housing and Income Policies Threaten Women's Health
Public policy changes with regards to housing and income can have serious effects on a person’s health. The most vulnerable to these effects include lone parent families. Lone parent families led by men are just as vulnerable ...
What Effect Does the Media Have on Women in the Workplace?
Young people are influenced by what the media presents to them. Role models are also important to young people as they give a basis that reaching specific goals are possible. Thus, how professional and managerial women are ...