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YWCA Survey Reveals Women's Priorities for New Obama Administration
Date:11/24/2008

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- YWCA USA today released the results of a new national survey of American women, which shows that Generation Y women (aged 18-29) will be more demanding of the new administration than their older sisters, mothers and grandmothers on key domestic issues, and despite decades of social progress, they are more likely than older women to see racism or discrimination based on ethnicity or religion as an obstacle to progress for women like them, and to perceive racial discrimination as a very serious problem in this country.

The representative phone survey, "What Women Want: A National Survey of Priorities and Concerns," conducted on behalf of YWCA USA by Princeton Survey Research Associates International (PSRAI), included interviews with 1,000 women aged 18-70 between October 28 and November 2, 2008. The findings reveal that significantly more Generation Y women (18-29) than older women (30-70) say that the new administration needs to make several domestic issues "top priority" in the first year, including healthcare reform (87% v. 76%), quality and cost of education (85% v. 76%), the housing crisis (83% v. 69%) and HIV/AIDS (66% v. 45%). The findings also show that more than seven in ten (77%) Gen Y women say that civil rights and racial justice should be a "top priority" for the first year of the new administration, compared with 54 percent of women aged 30-70. Gen Y women are similarly more worried about personal experiences with discrimination; half (50%) of these younger women say that racism or discrimination based on ethnicity or religion will be a "major obstacle" to the progress of women like them over the next decade, compared with only 31 percent of older women.

"At this moment in our history, these are surprising findings about young women," said YWCA USA CEO, Dr. Lorraine Cole. "Despite the progress we have made in this country with regard to racial issues, this new g
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