Finding emotional balance on the brink of poverty: One mom's survival story

My life collapsed a few years ago after a divorce, and I found myself living on the brink of poverty. I had gone from an upper-middle...

Women in poverty face workplace challenges

Climbing out of poverty isn’t an easy task, and it can be even harder for low-income women who are caring for their families. Take Sofia...

Juggling act: Why are women still trying to do it all?

Despite decades of strides in the professional world, women still take on more than their share of work around the home and lag behind men when it comes to taking free time for themselves, experts say.

'I am strong. Do I have a choice?' Moms of special needs kids are #DoingItAll, too

For moms with special needs kids, the task of “doing it all” is an even more daunting one. In addition to the normal stresses of...

Out of poverty: How sending poor single moms back to school is saving families

Innovative programs across the country are attempting a relatively new approach for ending the cycle of poverty: Sending parents back to school while their kids also get an education.

Shriver Report: Millions of women at risk of falling into poverty

Although women have made advances in nearly all areas of public life, a staggering number of women across America are still teetering on the verge of poverty, a new report released Sunday shows.