It is almost as if women and men have had two different recessions and are now having two different recoveries. Case in point: 50 percent of women aged 18 to 34 report in a recent IWPR survey funded by the Rockefeller Foundation that they were unemployed and looking for work sometime in the past two years; the figure for men in the same age group is 24 percent. Single moms report experiencing a month or more of unemployment in the past two years at roughly double the percentage of other parents: 42 percent of single moms compared with 21 percent for married dads and 26 percent for married moms.
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By Administrator|2011-10-07T17:36:55-05:00October 7, 2011|Press Hits|0 Comments