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By Donna Cope
There’s no doubt that women have come a long way as far as equitable pay, healthcare, gender equality and other issues that affect their quality of life.
However, as noted in the 2020 Status of Women in Alabama report by the Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham, there is still huge work to be done on behalf of women in the Yellowhammer State. Founded in 1996, the Women’s Fund accelerates economic opportunity for women and their families through philanthropy, research and advocacy.
Melanie Bridgeforth, president and CEO of the Women’s Fund, pointed out that women are 52 percent of the population and are 100 percent necessary to Alabama’s economic success.
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