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The motherhood penalty: How childcare and paternity leave can reduce the gender pay gap

Some studies have shown the 'motherhood penalty' makes up 80% of the gender pay gap. Image: Unsplash/@huanshi

Kate Whiting

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The gender split in unpaid carework in selected countries. Image: World Economic Forum


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Motherhood Penalty, wherein women have to leave the workforce, is eventually widening the gender pay gap. Image: McKinsey & Company

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