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These Women-Run Co-ops Push Back Against the “Feminization of Poverty”

In an article in Yes! Magazine, Research Associate Sarah McKinley and Community Development Associate Violeta Duncan discuss the value of women-owned cooperatives like Cooperative Home Care Associates; Si Se Puede! Women’s Cooperative, We Can Do It! Inc.; and Beyond Care Childcare Cooperative to build family assets and overcome the feminization of poverty.

Publication date: 2014-07-10
Parent publication: Yes! Magazine
Publication URL: http://www.yesmagazine.org/commonomics/the-feminization-of-poverty
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