Working mothers miss out on career advancement more often than employed dads. In a survey of American workers by McKinsey and the Marshall Plan for Moms, 57 percent of mothers with young kids cited childcare responsibilities as the reason they feel held back from professional opportunities. Less than 40 percent of working fathers said the same.

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To read the article, see “The childcare conundrum: How can companies ease working parents’ return to the office?,” May 9, 2022.