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This three-part report begins with an examination of the causes of poverty for older women. It also explores the issue of intersectionality in light of disproportionate rates of poverty for both women of color and LGBTQ women. The second part of this report provides an overview of the various anti-poverty programs available for older women. Finally, the report concludes by offering specific policy recommendations for increasing older women’s economic security.
Programs/Initiatives:Older Americans Act (OAA)
Justice in Aging
Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/71032