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- Website: The Vanier Institute of the Family
- Resource type: Blog
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Caregivers have disproportionately been women. Women are also more likely to encounter challenges at work due to their caregiver status. Read this resource to learn more about the status of women workers and caregivers.
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gender, sexism, pay gap
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Rated on: 5/17/2021 1:09:03 PM
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