American Motherhood vs. The American Work Ethic

Vox | Rani Molla

“If we want women to come back to the labor force, then we’re going to have to make it so that they can afford [child care] to do so.”

Women across many industries left the workforce due to childcare responsibilities. Many of the mothers that made the transition to working from home reported higher rates of anxiety, depression, and loneliness than fathers. If companies want more innovative and profitable perspectives, then child care services need to become more affordable.

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