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5 ways COVID-19 has impacted working parents in the U.S.

Initially the pandemic hit working mothers hardest. Image: REUTERS/Eva Plevier

Rakesh Kochhar

Associate Director of Research, Pew Research Center


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Work share for both mothers and fathers has fallen. Image: Pew Research Center
The pandemic has caused both mothers and fathers to drop out of work. Image: Pew Research Center
Mothers with children of all ages have been affected. Image: Pew Research Center
The reduction of employment hasn't been equal among different racial and ethnic groups. Image: Pew Research Center
Men have reduced their working hours more than women. Image: Pew Research Center
The pandemic has caused record lows in employment statistics. Image: Pew Research Center

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