By Alexandra Canal

C. Nicole Mason, president and CEO of The Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), told Yahoo Finance that overturning Roe will “have a detrimental impact on whether or not women will be able to fully re-enter the workforce.”

The executive, who spoke about the economic state of women at The Tory Burch Foundation Summit earlier this month, explained that “there are still 2 million fewer women in the workforce than two years ago at the start of the pandemic — caretaking responsibilities are a big part of that.”

According to IWPR, state-level abortion restrictions cost state economies $105 billion per year by reducing labor force participation and earnings levels, in addition to increasing turnover and time off from work among women between the ages of 15 to 44 years old.

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