Gaining Ground: Women, Welfare Reform and Work

Policy Reports | Welfare | Work & Wages

No. 251
Thursday, February 28, 2002
by June E. O'Neill & M. Anne Hill

Contrary to the expectations of many welfare reform critics, most of the women heading these families went to work. In fact, the  proportion of single mothers who work has increased dramatically since welfare reform, nearly matching the proportion leaving welfare.

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