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Senior Women and Civic Engagement #3: At the intersection of gender and age; conflicting expectations and opportunities for older women

Sarah Moreheart

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This is the third of five fact sheets produced in the Senior Women and Civic Engagement series which explores the participation of older women in their communities, the barriers and avenues to their participation, and how their intersectional identities shape their involvement.

This third fact sheet explores the link between successful aging models, the expectation of senior women to participate in civic engagement activities, and how their intersecting identities shape this link.

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