Working women in the South suffer some of the most severe inequalities in the U.S. in terms of how much they are paid and how they are treated in the workplace.

A new report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) compares the status of women across by grading state based on six categories: “political participation, employment and earnings, work and family, poverty and opportunity, reproductive rights, and health and well-being,” reports Aria Bendix.

10 out of the 14 Southern states received a D grade, and not one Southern state got an overall grade higher than a C-.

Read more at The Atlantic


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