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Why Parents Struggle So Much in the World’s Richest Country

If you have children in America, it is up to you to keep them safe, healthy, and well cared for. This philosophy shapes government policy in some obvious ways: The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world without guaranteed paid maternity leave.

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50 of the World’s Most Sexist Laws, Policies and Norms

34% of countries restrict women from working in certain jobs or industries. In 41 countries, employers can
legally dismiss pregnant workers. More than 1 billion women do not have access to the financial system.

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Parenthood Report : Legal Careers of Parents and Child Caregivers

We cannot afford to pretend that this bias towards mothers and other child caregivers does not exist in the legal profession, or that it is solely a Big Law problem. The data show that mothers, in particular, face biases and challenges in all types of roles.

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Women in the Workplace 2023 : The State of Women in Corporate America

Women are more ambitious than before the pandemic—and flexibility is fueling that ambition. One in 5 women say flexibility has helped them stay at their organization or avoid reducing their hours.

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The Wage Gap Robs Mothers of What They’re Owed

Among full-time, year-round workers, mothers are typically paid 74 cents for every dollar paid to fathers. This means the wage gap typically robs mothers working full time, year-round of $1,500 a month or $18,000 a year.

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Motherhood Shouldn’t Stifle Women’s Income

American mothers typically earn less than childless women, while fathers earn just as much as childless men. The “motherhood penalty” has been documented for years, and it’s the primary reason for the overall gender gap in earnings between men and women.

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Global Gender Gap Report 2023: Insight Report

Not only has women’s participation in the labour market globally slipped in recent years, but other markers of economic opportunity have been showing substantive disparities between women and men.

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What To Know About the Gender Wage Gap as the Equal Pay Act Turns 60

New analysis by the Center for American Progress shows that working women have cumulatively lost $61 trillion in wages since 1967.

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Flexible work is feminist–women won’t return to a system that hasn’t served them

Despite all of the efforts of the feminist movement that have spanned generations, the reality is that it still largely falls on women to challenge gender inequities in society.

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The ‘open secret’ in most workplaces: Discrimination against moms

Moms are still often laid off while on parental leave, pushed out of workplaces and subjected to stereotypes about their competency. But with few legal protections, attorneys say most cases go unreported.