$7.25 an hour should be called a survival wage, not a livable wage or even a minimum wage.Those who are earning $7.25 an hour or slightly higher. Usual depends on such programs as snap (food-stamps) W.I.C housing vouches, and frequents food banks and other services, to survive.With cuts in the safety net programs it makes low income wage earners; life more difficult....more
Since 1911 we have been celebrating March 8th as International Women's Day. This date is commemorated at the United Nations and in many countries is considered a national holiday. As women come together to celebrate this day, they can look back to decades of struggle for equality, justice, peace, and development. It is the story of ordinary women as history makers. This year marks the centennial anniversary of the celebration.