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WREN gives hope to SC Women

A new organization is taking shape in South Carolina:  the South Carolina Women's Rights and Empowerment Network ("WREN" for short).  The organization's mission is to build a movement to advance health, economic well-being, and the rights of South Carolina's women and girls through advocacy, education, and empowerment tools.  See http://www.scwren.org/about. I had the wonderful opportunity… Continue reading WREN gives hope to SC Women

Equal Pay Day for African-American Women

Today we recognize Equal Pay Day for African-American Women who, in South Carolina, earn approximately 57 cents on the dollar to what men are paid.  http://statusofwomendata.org/explore-the-data/employment-and-earnings/additional-state-data/what-women-earn-by-race-ethnicity/ The pay disparity causes significant social and financial consequences for women.  http://www.jec.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/0779dc2f-4a4e-4386-b847-9ae919735acc/gender-pay-inequality----us-congress-joint-economic-committee.pdf #EqualPayNOW