Of the 1.1 million people ages 20 and older who dropped out of the labor force last month, some 865,000 of them were women, according to the National Women’s Law Center.
Data shows that women are managing the responsibility of child care and virtual schooling during the pandemic, forcing them to leave their jobs at disproportionately higher rates than men.
Here & Now wants to know — are you a woman who has recently left the workforce? What challenges led you to make this decision?
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