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COVID Crisis Exacerbates Burden of Student Debt for Women

Black Women and Low-Income Women Face Especially High Debt Levels and Weak Job Prospects

May 20, 2020 РThe global pandemic is making the country’s student debt crisis exponentially worse, according to a new analysis by the American Association of University Women. AAUW concludes that, unless policymakers take further action to combat student debt and bolster the U.S. economy, millions of women college graduates will face unprecedented burdens that will hamper their economic security for years to come.

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“In these challenging times, we are doubling down on our efforts to fight for the economic security of American women and their families, as we have done for the past 140 years.”