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The ‘double shift’ of working mothers now even longer

Mothers already take on so much more housework and childcare than men that employed mothers are often said to be working a ‘double shift.’ During the pandemic, that double shift burden has grown, with mothers three times as likely as fathers to do most of the housework and caregiving.

The "double shift" of working mothers now even longer
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To read the article, see “For mothers in the workplace, a year (and counting) like no other,” May 5, 2021.