A disproportionately large percentage of women in poverty
The Female Face of Poverty - The Atlantic
The latest census figures show that in the U.S. women are more likely to live in poverty than men, particularly if they’re raising families alone. In total, 14.5 percent of American women lived in poverty in 2012, compared to 11 percent of men. At every age women are more likely to be poor than men. Even girls under age 18 are slightly more likely to live in poverty than boys are. What could be causing this disparity?
NWLC Analysis of 2014 Census Poverty Data - NWLC
And an Institute for Women's Policy Research report released last year ranked Hawaii 31st in the nation for the percentage of women in poverty, and 45th for the percentage of Asian-American women in "managerial or professional occupations."