- 17.2 Million
Women living in poverty
Based on an analysis of 2010 Census data by the National Women’s Law Center. The poverty rate among women climbed from 13.9 percent in 2009 to 14.5
- $10.9 billion
Cost to taxpayers for teen childbearing
The national and state estimates include costs associated with child welfare, criminal justice, public health and public assistance, as well as lost tax revenue.