The Wage Gap Is Wider for Working Mothers

​Mothers in the U.S. who work full time are paid an average of 69 cents for every $1 a father makes, according to the National Women’s Law Center’s analysis of U.S. Census data. This wage gap is wider than the one between men and women

in general in the U.S. The financial loss mothers experience is greater in some states and for women of color who are mothers.

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