Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Commission for Women seeks an in-depth and comprehensive analysis of existing data sources, applying a “gender lens,” disaggregating the information on all women (18 and older) in the State, to describe the gender-specific circumstances in each field and to include specific data on certain relevant sub-populations, such as older women, immigrant women, single mothers, low-income women, and incarcerated women. Data sources include census data, police and crime reports, health reports, economic, employment and education information, and other relevant data banks.
The research must include an in-depth analysis of statistics in at least the following fields:
Overall Demographics of Maryland Women
Maryland Women, Work and the Economy
Maryland Women and Education
Maryland Woman and Health, including Addictions
Maryland Women, Safety and the Justice System
Maryland Women and Leadership