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  •  Council on Women and Girls (0+ / 0-)

    From the Obama administration's Council on Women and Girls about the initiatives President Obama has taken to improve women's lives:

    More than 16,000 Small Business Administration Loans totaling more than $4.5 billion were granted to women-owned small businesses.

    $62.5 million in monetary relief has been obtained for victims of sex-based wage discrimination by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission since January 2010.

    An estimated 4.9 million women were kept out of poverty in 2010 because of expansions in refundable tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.

    An estimated 20.4 million women are benefiting from expanded access to preventive services such as mammograms, breast and cervical cancer screenings, and prenatal care at no additional cost.

    Of the additional 3.4 million students who have received Pell grants since the President took office, approximately 2.3 million are women.

    From Romney and his campaign:  Silence...

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