More than half of Leon County residents are women. But, a women’s status report that the county commissioned suggests, they are doing worse than men in a number of areas.
The report comes after 18 months of research. It shows women are doing worse than men in areas like access to healthcare, leadership and employment.
Haley Cutler, with the Oasis Center for Women and Girls, said one of the most surprising findings is that 58 percent of single mothers are living in poverty.