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The #TrumpShutdown hurt women

The #TrumpShutdown hurt women

Trump's shutdown over his racist border wall hurts women.

Future grant requests for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)-funded programs, like domestic violence shelters, could be delayed.*

Over one million American Indian and Alaska Native women rely on the Indian Health Service for care, but federal funding for the program has stopped.*

32 million working-class women, mothers, and children, rely on WIC and SNAP (food stamps). Federal funding for these programs could run dry by the end of January.*

75% of public housing and Section 8 households are women-headed. Millions could be evicted.

That's just the beginning. SHARE to spread the word.

*These programs also receive state, local, and other sources of funding.

In December, Trump manufactured a 35-day crisis to spread his anti-immigrant agenda and build a racist border wall. The Trump shutdown over the wall hurt women and held both women and immigrants hostage as political pawns. Share to spread the word.

Trump's shutdown over his racist border wall hurts women.

Future grant requests for Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)-funded programs, like domestic violence shelters, could be delayed.*

Over one million American Indian and Alaska Native women rely on the Indian Health Service for care, but federal funding for the program has stopped.*

32 million working-class women, mothers, and children, rely on WIC and SNAP (food stamps). Federal funding for these programs could run dry by the end of January.*

75% of public housing and Section 8 households are women-headed. Millions could be evicted.

That's just the beginning. SHARE to spread the word.

*These programs also receive state, local, and other sources of funding.

Sources:

1. Violence Against Women Act Expires Because Of Government Shutdown, NPR, December 24, 2018

2. Government shutdown closes Indian Health Service but CDC is still watching flu, NBC News, January 3, 2019

3. Indian Health Focus: Women. 2012 Edition, Indian Health Service, 2012

4. Food stamp funding extended amid shutdown, but only through February, CBS News, January 9, 2019

5. Food stamp recipients, by gender , Quartz

6. Frequently Asked Questions about WIC, United States Department of Agriculture: Food and Nutrition Service

7. Government shutdown could lead to millions of evictions, Curbed, January 7, 2019

8. Gender Stat: Affordable Housing, International Center for Research on Women