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Status of Women: High rates of health care coverage in Ohio, maternal health challenges remain
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Status of Women: High rates of health care coverage in Ohio, maternal health challenges remain

In our new release of Status of Women, we see the Ohio health insurance coverage rate is 95%. This is almost entirely thanks to Ohio’s decision to expand Medicaid in 2014 and the Affordable Care Act. Clearly, policy changes like this can make an enormous, positive difference in people’s lives. While overall, access and care...

Status of Women: Ohio women are educated, engaged, and stretched
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Status of Women: Ohio women are educated, engaged, and stretched

Women of Ohio are well-educated, civically engaged, and provide care for both children and other adults. They are also more likely to live in poverty, be a victim of domestic abuse and live alone compared to the male peers. The 2023 Status of Women Fact Sheets provides data for each of the 88 counties in...

Status of Women: More Ohio women with children working but also more likely to live in poverty
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Status of Women: More Ohio women with children working but also more likely to live in poverty

Access to economic resources is a critical component of stability, health, wellness, and agency. Historically, the distribution of economic resources is tied to distribution of power. This legacy of inequality is one of the reasons it is important to continue to monitor and report on the economic status of women. The 2023 Status of Women...