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Mapping the State of Women in America

This interactive map shows how women are faring in economics, leadership, and health across all 50 states.

Authors

  • Anna Chu
  • Charles Posner

Despite the advancements made by women over the past few decades, it is still difficult for women to get ahead and not just get by. There remain challenges on economic security, leadership, and health issues that make it harder for women to have a fair shot at success. This map accompanies the report “The State of Women in America,” in which we examine both the progress made and the challenges remaining for women across the country. We do so by reviewing three categories that are critical to women’s overall well-being—economics, leadership, and health—and evaluating the 50 states on a number of factors within each category. Each state is ranked and graded for the three categories, and overall.

Explore the data in more detail here.


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Authors

Anna Chu

Vice President, Policy and Research

Charles Posner

Policy Manager

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