Spark Reports tell the stories of the issues impacting women and girls in central Ohio. They are intended to bring data to life and to be a resource, while empowering individuals and organizations to create change.
This Spark Report focuses on women’s current economic status, comparing women in central Ohio to those across Ohio and across the nation, as well as highlighting county-level differences within the central Ohio region. This data highlights a stark economic reality facing central Ohio women who strive for economic empowerment.
This Spark Report focuses on the benefits cliff, the benefits gap, and its adverse effects on women in Ohio, with a focus on accessibility and affordability of child care. Exploring the child care benefits eligibility threshold in Ohio allows us to understand the areas of our benefits system that work against Ohio families and where to target our efforts. This data highlights a stark economic reality facing central Ohio women who strive for economic empowerment.
This Spark Report focuses on Women’s Healthcare with an emphasis on teen pregnancy rates, comparing those in Ohio to those across the nation. Additionally, this report acknowledges the role that contraception and sex education plays in the
reduction of unintended pregnancy and the access to affordable healthcare for women. These data highlights the importance that access to women’s healthcare has on the future of women and
their economic empowerment.