New Report: Oregon Women. A Report on Their Education, Employment and Economic Status.
he greatest percentage of increase for women participating in the labor force in Oregon was among those between the ages of 25 and 44. The percentage of women with some postsecondary education has more than doubled in two generations. Women now represent 47 percent of full-time postsecondary students in Oregon. Fifty-seven percent of the state’s female adults are married, 20 percent have never married, 11 percent are widowed, and 12 percent are divorced or separated.Read the full article and discuss it »