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In Kossuth County, women lead the charitable charge

In Kossuth County, women are industry and community leaders and lead the way in their fields. Women are also receiving higher educational degrees at a greater rate than men at our area institutes of higher learning. Yet, inequality continues to create barriers for women and girls. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, in 2019 in Iowa, full-time female employees earned 1.39 times less than full-time male employees, a difference of over $18,000 a year. This same data shows the largest demographic living in poverty is females ages 18-24. 
Read the entire column in the April 15 Advance.

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