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Women’s Priorities: A recent Center for the Advancement of Women survey finds 51% of women in the U.S. believe in banning abortion completely or allowing abortion only in cases of rape, incest, or saving the mother’s life. 30% agree with abortion being “generally available to those who want it.” 41% chose keeping abortion legal as a “top priority” for the women’s movement. Other priorities include: Reducing domestic violence and sexual assault: 92%, Equal pay for equal work: 90%, Childcare: 85%, Improving women’s health care: 83%, Time off work to care for family members: 74%, Reducing drug and alcohol addiction among women: 72%, Reducing sexual harassment: 71%, Improving women’s lives in other parts of the world: 64%, Getting more women elected to political office: 61%. (Atlantic Monthly 10/23/03)

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