Deficit Cuts Threaten Women's Economic Security

September 2011
National NOW Times;Fall2011, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p2
The article focuses on the opposition of the National Organization for Women (NOW) to the debt-ceiling deal introduced at the U.S. Congress which it believes would affect programs that help keep women from poverty. The deal aims to reduce federal expenditures by 1 trillion dollars in the next 10 years. NOW believes that the Congress won't be able to create a long-term plan for sharing wealth. It adds that the deal affects women as more of them works in the public sector.


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