Women's poverty and the recession

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Monica Townson
Publisher: 
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Publication Date: 
2009
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Examines Canada's high rates of women's poverty and critiques federal government policies that have helped contribute to it. Reveals that almost one-quarter (24%) of Canadian women are raising children on their own and 14% of single older women are poor.

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ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 978-1-897569-72-6
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references. Printed copies of the report can be purchased from the CCPA for: $10.