Women and Poverty 2005

"A newborn child, just because she happens to be born female, is more likely to grow up to be poor as an adult. Women form the majority of the poor in Canada. One in seven (2.4 million ) Canadian women is living in poverty today." Filled with facts and statistics, the Canadian Research Institute on the Advancement of Women (CRIAW) has the 2005, 12 page, Women and Poverty Fact Sheet (in PDF) (Link removed - No longer exists) - also the CRIAW fact sheet (in Text Format) - is available.