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  • 1. FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY
  • 2.
    • 2/3 of those who are poor are female.
    • Women are responsible for 2/3 of all working hours in the world.
    • Women receive 10% of the world’s income.
    • Women own <1% of the world’s property.
  • 3.
    • White Family Income $45,572
    • Hispanic Family Income $32,997
    • Black Family Income $29,689
  • 4.
    • White Female Head - of- Household Income $19,547
    • Hispanic Female Head - of- Household Income $9,805
    • Black Female Head - of - Household Income $11,414
  • 5.
    • White, Male HOH 5.8% are poor
    • White, Female HOH 30.6% are poor
    • Black, Male HOH 12.5% are poor
    • Black, Female HOH 53.8% are poor
    • Hispanic, Male HOH 16.7% are poor
    • Hispanic, Female HOH 52.9% are poor
  • 6.
    • Female HOH 34% are poor
    • Married Couples 6.5% are poor
    • Male HOH 7% are poor
  • 7.
    • In the first year after divorce, a male’s standard - of - living increases 42% while a female’s decreases 73%.
  • 8.
    • In 1939, American working women earned .63 for every $1.00 earned by a man. Today this is .75 for every $1.00.
    • Professional women earn .61 for every $1.00 earned by men.
  • 9.
    • Average income of female with college degree = Average income of male with high school diploma
  • 10.
    • 52% of female college grads earn <$20,000/year
    • 25% of male college grads earn <$20,000/year.
  • 11.
    • 12% of Female college grads earn >$30,000/year
    • 41% of Male college grads earn >$30,000/year
  • 12.
    • Each year of job experience adds .07 to Female income and .24 to male income.
  • 13.
    • Among the 500 largest companies in the US, 98% of the senior managers are white males. The top 1000 companies have a grand total of 14 Female CEOs
  • 14.
    • As of 2006, 1,884 people have been US Senators.
    • 33 have been woman.
  • 15.
    • As of 2006, 9,000 people have served as US Representatives.
    • 229 were women.
  • 16.
    • Median Income for Males $33,459
    • Median Income for Females $22,472
  • 17.
    • A white male with a college degree earns an avg. of $66,000/year
    • Hispanic college educated men earn an avg. of $49,000
    • Black college educated men earn an avg. of $45,500
  • 18.
    • Black college educated women earn an avg. of $41,000 (they are more likely to work 2 jobs or work more overtime)
    • Hispanic college educated women earn an avg. of $37,500
    • A white female with a college degree earns an avg. of $37,000
  • 19.
    • Overall, a man with a college degree earns $63,000 compared to a woman with $38,000
  • 20.
    • Regardless of race or gender, a person with a college degree earns a yearly avg. of $51,000. Those with a high school diploma earn $28,000.
  • 21.
    • 40% of children who live with a female head-of household live in poverty compared to 9% who live with a married couple

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