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The Status of Women in Tennessee. A Community Forum Co-Hosted by the Center for Research on Women and the Tennessee Economic Council on Women. Local Co-Sponsors. American Association of University Women (Memphis Branch) Center for Women’s Health Improvement, UT-Memphis

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The status of women in tennessee
The Status of Women in Tennessee

  • A Community Forum Co-Hosted

  • by the

  • Center for Research on Women

  • and the

  • Tennessee Economic Council on Women


Local co sponsors
Local Co-Sponsors

  • American Association of University Women (Memphis Branch)

  • Center for Women’s Health Improvement, UT-Memphis

  • Church Women United

  • Girls Incorporated

  • League of Women Voters of Memphis-Shelby County

  • Memphis Center for Reproductive Health

  • Memphis Regional Planned Parenthood

  • Memphis Sexual Assault Resource Center


Local co sponsors cont
Local Co-Sponsors (cont.)

  • National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc., Memphis Chapter

  • National Council of Jewish Women

  • National Organization for Women (Memphis Chapter)

  • Network of Memphis

  • Tennessee Women's Political Caucus

  • United Methodist Women

  • Women Business Owners Contract Alliance Network

  • Women in Business Advisory Council

  • Women in Leadership Program, The University of Memphis


Local co sponsors cont1
Local Co-Sponsors (cont.)

  • Women of Achievement

  • Women's Foundation for a Greater Memphis

  • Young Women's Christian Association

  • For financial support of this event, special thanks to: Mickey Babcock; Center for Research on Women Donors' Fund; Center for Women’s Health Improvement-UT, Memphis; Network of Memphis; Office of the President, The University of Memphis; Public Service Fund, The University of Memphis; and Karen B. Shea.


Women by race ethnicity as of total 1995
Women by Race/Ethnicity (As % of Total, 1995)



















Voter registration in tennessee and the united states 1996
Voter Registration in Tennessee and the United States (1996) (1997)

  • Women tend to register and to vote at rates slightly higher than men. This is true both in Tennessee and the U.S. as a whole. Two-thirds of Tennessee women are registered to vote.