The impact of terrorist attacks on women: A report of findings from a national survey of American women

ocal agencies. Women are not confident that their local government agencies are indeed prepared 48 percent feel that local agencies are devoting adequate resources to public safety and only 17 percent are very confident in the ability of local and law enforcement agencies to deal with bio-terrorism.

-Different Women, Different Needs-

Differences in the attitudes of women vary by ethnicity, age, sociographic and geographic segments. Thirty-eight percent of woman under 30 are very worried about further terrorist attacks, compared to 28 percent of women over 64. Twenty-nine percent of woman under 30 are very worried about future anthrax attacks, compared to 17 percent of women over 64.

Women who live in cities and suburbs and along the East and West Coasts are more anxious about terrorism (including bio-terrorist attacks) than their counterparts in rural areas and the heartland. For example, 39 percent of women living in cities indicate they are very worried about future attacks versus only 25 percent of women who live in rural areas.

-Women on the Women of Afghanistan and U.S. Policies on Womens Rights-

The survey also revealed that, despite the fact that Americans generally do not pay close attention to foreign affairs, American women have both a high degree of knowledge about and empathy toward Afghan women. Eighty-five percent of women polled have heard about the conditions of Afghan women and, without being prompted, cited specific information about the plight of Afghan women, including knowledge that Afghan women must be covered by a burqa or veil in public, are forbidden from working and/or attending school, are beaten or imprisoned for violating Taliban rules, and that they cannot leave home unless accompanied by a man.

Fifty percent of women insist that the U.S. and other countries working to create a post-Taliban government must include women in the negotiations. Its interesting to note that although young


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