"A new study by the Carsey Institute shows that rural mothers with children under age 6 have higher employment rates than their urban counterparts, but have higher poverty rates, lower wages, and lower family income."Rural working mothers also face serious difficulties in locating quality child-care, and are less likely to have access to child-care with organized learning activities built in, which, in turn, increases the likelihood of their kids having difficulty in school, which increases the possibility of them remaining in poverty.
Oh, and at the first National Rural Assembly in Chantilly, VA this Summer, not a single republican candidate bothered to participate.
Compassionate Conservatism -- The Oxymoron that keeps on giving. (Me. The. Creeps.)
(H/T to Shaker Kate217)