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The Case for Supporting Women and Girls

Women are more likely to share their economic gains with their families and communities at large – thus potentially making investment in women and girls a leveraged granting opportunity, no matter what your specific giving area focus. A woman’s economic autonomy is impacted by her level of education and conditions in the workforce, such as availability of health insurance, pension plans, family friendly work environments and flextime.

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Women Give San Diego funds organizations who elevate the economic status of women by providing access to or direct education, job training, supportive networks and availability of needed resources. We believe that when women thrive, their communities, state, nation and world also thrive.

This information is pulled from a comprehensive report sponsored by Women Give and created by Valerie Nash and Associates. Click here to read the full report on San Diego’s economic status of women.

Women Give San Diego also engaged Valerie Nash and Associates to take a more in depth look at four core groups that are particularly at risk in our community.

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Click on the links below to learn more:

Transition Age Foster Youth

Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Military Women

Female Human Trafficking Victims

Report on the Economic and Self-Sufficiency Status of Elderly Women in San Diego County

WGSD Research Report Statistics 2013

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