Penn: Mothers bear the cost of the pandemic shift to remote work

Mothers bear the cost of the pandemic shift to remote work
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The pandemic exposed and reinforced gender-biased household divisions of labor, according to a new study by Penn sociologists.

For many parents, the COVID-19 pandemic has made life’s everyday juggling act—managing work, school, extracurricular, and household responsibilities—much, much harder. And according to a new study led by Penn sociologists, those extra burdens have fallen disproportionately on mothers.

Mothers bear the cost of the pandemic shift to remote work

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