New York Times

"The school day ends at least two hours before most people’s work days, creating what The Atlantic referred to last year as a “child care crisis.” And summer is another crisis, especially for low-income and hourly workers, many of whom have little say over their work schedules. There’s evidence that the burden of this ongoing time crunch is borne mostly by mothers. According to the Pew Research Center, 42 percent of mothers said they have reduced their work hours because of care-taking responsibilities, compared with 28 percent of fathers, while 39 percent of mothers said they have taken “a significant amount of time” off from work because of caretaking, compared with 24 percent of fathers."

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