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The Feminization of Poverty

Has Legal Services Failed to Respond?

By Douglas J. Besharov

This article argues that legal services programs have not recognized and responded to the increased feminization of poverty and the related increased need for assistance in family law matters, due, in large part, to priority-setting processes dominated by lawyers.

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