You’ve heard that women make 80 cents to men’s dollar. A new report says it’s much worse than that.

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By Anna North

But matters are actually worse than any of these numbers would suggest, according to a report published Wednesday by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), a think tank that looks at public policy through the lens of gender. Measures of the pay gap typically compare the wages of men and women working full-time in a given year, as Emily Peck notes at HuffPost. But women are more likely to drop out of full-time work to take care of children or other family members.

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