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Report: Women Continue to Lag Behind Men in Many Areas

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March is Women’s History Month and Athens joins the rest of the nation in commemorating and celebrating the role of women in American life and history.

Jill Gonzalez is an analyst with the personal finance website WalletHub. She discusses a recent report showing where women still lag behind men in many areas. Multiple factors were considered in compiling that list of living standards for women. They include unemployment, safety, healthcare, and more.
Gonzalez says Georgia came in near the bottom when it comes to how women fare in the nation.

The observance started as “Women’s History Week” in 1982 before expanding to the entire month in 1987.

To learn more, visit women'shistorymonth.gov.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!