Women make up the bulk of caretakers and even if they’re acting in an unofficial capacity, the requirements of caring for someone else can force many women to reduce their participation in the labor force. According to a recent report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, women are nine times more likely to report working part-time due to family caregiving needs. They are also three times as likely as their male counterparts to leave the workforce entirely as a result of the demands of caring for a relative.
America's Aging Population Is Bad News for Women's Careers
By IWPR|2015-06-15T16:32:41-05:00June 15, 2015|Press Hits|0 Comments