Women’s Issues

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Helping Native Americans Prosper

ANA grants help local community financial institutions bring financial tools and resources to underserved Native Americans.

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Child Support Seeks Personal Stories

OCSE encourages custodial and noncustodial parents and adults who were once children on a child support case to submit their stories.

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President’s 2016 Budget Would Boost Work to End Family Violence, Youth Homelessness and Teen Pregnancy

Here’s a snapshot of what the President has proposed and what the new dollars would accomplish.

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What Works to Reduce Teen Pregnancy?

Evaluating Personal Responsibility Education Programs in Iowa, Kentucky, New York and Texas.

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President Obama’s Budget Highlights Importance of Child Care

Proposal would add 1.1 million children to Child Care and Development Fund by 2015.

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President’s FY 2016 Budget for Head Start

Proposed budget increases Head Start, Early Head Start, EHS-Child Care Partnerships and cost of living for all programs.

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Evaluating Home Visiting Programs

New report builds the foundation for understanding implementation and impacts.

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Four Ways the ACA Helps Working Women

For many working women, pregnancy and childbirth present unique challenges. Fortunately, the Affordable Care Act includes provisions that ensure women get the support they need during this time.

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FY 2016 Budget Emphasizes Importance of High Quality Early Learning and Supporting Young Parents

President Obama: “It’s time we stop treating child care as a side issue, or as a women’s issue, and treat it like the national economic priority that it is for all of us.”

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Top 10 Highlights from National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

ACF recognizes the importance of working with diverse communities and constituents to respond to human trafficking with a comprehensive approach.

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