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The Divorce Rate Of Women

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1. The graph showcases the trend in the divorce rate of women from 1960 to 1994 in consideration of their level of education. It is shown that the divorce rate for women with no high school diploma was the highest compared to the rate for women with college degree or more. The divorce rate for women with high school diploma or some college increased until about 1979, and after that it stabilized. It is observed that women who do not pursue a higher education continue to have failing relationships while those who go to college have less chances of experiencing separation from their partners. The bars represent the social classes of each woman. We can see that those who can be considered middle-class have less chances of getting divorced…show more content…
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