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Domestic Violence: Prevalence and Implications for Employment Among Welfare Recipients

HEHS-99-12 Published: Nov 24, 1998. Publicly Released: Nov 24, 1998.
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Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO provided information on the effects of family violence on the use of welfare programs, focusing on the: (1) prevalence of domestic violence among welfare recipients; and (2) implications of domestic violence for the employment of welfare recipients and other low-income women.

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