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It's exactly the other way around of course. Marriage is one of the major factors in leading people out of poverty! Read this article by Robert Rector and this one on married fathers also by Mr. Rector. For a lighter treatment of the same issue, see this article.
What particularly chafes is that this development is another example of the unabashed hypocrisy and deception of feminist ideology. Unfortunately, young women still seem to be taking the bait--hook, line and sinker---that they'll be able to do it all. In this case that includes raising children without the benefit of a father and husband while simultaneously bringing home the income necessary to support themselves and their children. All this while somehow managing to maintain a reasonable standard of living and quality of life for themselves and their children. If a young woman is thrust into this situation through the vagaries of life, that's one thing. But for young women to make a choice to be husbandless and for their children to be fatherless is a sad thing for these women, their children and our society. Unnecessary also.