Womens Economic Value

Lift Louisiana supports economic policies that will improve the financial health of women and families.

Many women are responsible for the economic well-being of their families. 

More than 278,000 family households in Louisiana state are headed by women and 104,572 family households
have incomes that fall below the poverty level.
  • 2o.7% of working-age women had incomes below the poverty line in 2015.

  • 28% of Louisiana's children live in families who had incomes below the poverty line in 2015.