Women’s Issues

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A Head Start for Mothers

"Head Start fortified my confidence as a mother and gave me the tools I needed to get back on the path to self-sufficiency."

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Federal Rules Proposed to Increase Consistent Child Support Payments

Using evidence to improve child support program effectiveness.

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HHS Secretary Debuts New Campaign to Increase Health Literacy Among Newly Insured

'Healthy Self' promotes health literacy, nutrition and exercise across the nation.

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Safety for All Members of Our Families

Domestic violence affects all members of the family, including pets.

Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

ACF Creates New Office on Trafficking in Persons

Strengthening our efforts to serve victims of trafficking across human services systems.

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A Lifeline for Victims of Domestic Violence

Federal funds for domestic violence services released this month will help millions of victims.

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Healthy and Ready to Learn

The Importance of health services in Head Start

Look Beneath the Surface: Human Trafficking is Modern Day Slavery

Bridging Minority Health and Human Trafficking

Linking minority health and human trafficking starts with an honest conversation about the social determinants of health.

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Working to Improve the Well Being of Families

ACF addresses health issues in program delivery.

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Happy 35th Birthday, ORR!

President Jimmy Carter signed the Refugee Act of 1980 into law, officially creating the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

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