Wednesday, February 21, 2024

A $43 million investment for gender equality

New York City presents the ‘Women of NYC Forward’ plan, which includes an investment of more than $43 million earmarked to make the Big Apple a national leader in gender equity, which includes transgender and gender-expansive people.

It is a method to address long-standing disparities, such as economic mobility and comprehensive services so that the female population has an easy time accessing stable housing, medical care, and reduced violence.

The municipal government will take this step with public and private partnerships, academic institutions, and federal grants. This action plan discusses gender differences by connecting women to professional development and jobs better paid.

“When I was young, my mother worked three jobs just to make ends meet., and for a long time, people like him were left behind, in a broken system that paid them less than their counterparts. Because of this, their health needs are often overlooked,” said Mayor Eric Adams.

In particular, the plan will build canals leading to higher-paying career paths promote financial education, and try to break the barriers to employment and education.

Also, the funds will be allocated to Troop 6000 of the Girl Scouts of Greater New York composed of women in shelters Department of Homeless Services (DHS).

Home and health

The program will expand career opportunity programs for New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) residents. Start your own catering or babysitting business.

University preparation for young people of color will also be encouraged, by expanding NYC Service mentoring initiatives.

‘Women of NYC Forward’ adds a new mental health program administered by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) for pre-and post-natal women in neighborhoods with high maternal and infant mortality rates.

In addition, additional funding will be provided for the Abortion Access Center hotline with medications at Sexual Health Clinics in New York City.

“When we focus on health, education, and economic opportunities for women, we are doing the right and reasonable thing, while defending women’s health.” our children, families, and our community. Health is essential to create a healthier and fairer city for all,” argued Dr. Ashwin Vasan, Commissioner of DOHMH.

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