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Half a dozen ways to increase women’s economic security

The Institute for Women’s Policy Research released the 2012 Status of Women in North Carolina report yesterday. The report, which was sponsored by the NC Council for Women, lays out the progress that the state has made toward gender equality while highlighting persistent social, economic and political challenges women face.

What can be done? Here are six ways to increase women’s economic security.

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  1. Frank Burns

    October 13, 2012 at 7:18 am

    The best way to increase womens economic security is a healthy economy , an activist government is not wanted.

  2. david esmay

    October 15, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Wrong again Frank my boy, pretty much a trend with you. The best thing for women, who out number men, who are the largest registered voting block in the state and the nation, is to vote in their own best interests and rid the land of GOPers ,teabaggers, neo-cons, and flat earthers.

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