Mothers/ Motherhood

New Children's Book About Working Moms

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Book
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New Children's Book About Working Moms
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Michelle Travis Press Release

Author and law professor Michelle Travis just published a children's picture book that pays homage to working moms by celebratiing the work that women do both inside and outside of the home. The book is called, My Mom Has Two Jobs. More information is available at https://michelletravis.net/my-mom-has-two-jobs/.

The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap

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News Article
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The 10-Year Baby Window that is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

Women who have their first child before 25 or after 35 eventually close the salary divide with their husbands. It's the years in between that are most problematic, research shows.

Japan Wants More Women in Construction. Pink Toilets May Not Be Helping.

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News Article
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Japan Wants More Women in Construction. Pink Toilets May Not Be Helping.
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New York Times
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Judi C Casey

The industry is scrambling to deal with a labor shortage, but some say a tone-deaf government recruiting effort can't overcome serious workplace issues.

Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)

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News Article
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Children Hurt Women’s Earnings, but Not Men’s (Even in Scandinavia)
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New York Times

Motherhood is the biggest cause of the gender pay gap. It might take fathers to change that.

U.S. Women More Likely to Become Mothers, but Are Doing So Later in Life

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Report
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U.S. Women More Likely to Become Mothers, but Are Doing So Later in Life
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Pew Research Center
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Judi Casey

The share of U.S. women at the end of their childbearing years who are mothers was higher in 2016 than it was 10 years ago. Some 86% of women ages 40 to 44 had ever given birth, compared with 80% in 2006, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.

Marginalized Mothers, Mothering from the Margins CFP

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Call for Papers
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Marginalized Mothers, Mothering from the Margins CFP
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Advances in Gender Research Volume 25

Call for Proposals: Advances in Gender Research 25

Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart

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Report
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Updated CLASP/NPWF Employer PFML Chart
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Center for Law and Social Policy and National Partnership for Women & Families
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Liz Ben-Ishai, CLASP
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