March is National Women’s History Month, a time to reflect on the the incredible achievements of women and the ongoing fight for equality.

The U.S. Census figures below, while admittedly limited, present a brief demographic profile of America’s female population today. The numbers highlight some of the areas where

Source:: The Lowdown

By the Numbers: A Brief Profile of Women in America Today 8 March,2017Matthew Green


Matthew Green

Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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