Quick Facts

    • Homeless Woman
      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

    • Teen girl with hands on chin
      $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.