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- Sep 20, 2018
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The Guardian has launched a new series:
Guardian US’s new series reveals the dilemmas women face in a nation in which parity in pay, political representation and more remain out of reach
One of the first pieces:Why does it cost more to be a woman than a man in so many spheres of American life? Why is America’s treatment of mothers so out of sync with other developed nations? Why do women have less free time than men? And why do women face so much pressure to spend money and time on grooming, from eyebrow waxing to makeup?
These are the some of the questions we’ll explore in Feminist economics, our new series revealing the myriad obstacles women face under American capitalism. Parity in pay, political representation, household obligations and more remain well out of reach, and the disparities are frequently exacerbated when gender bias intersects with racial discrimination
Despite my job at a college and my husband’s job at a grocery store, neither of us would get paid parental leave. So we made a difficult choice