In August and September, more than a million people dropped out of the workforce. 80% of them were women. When women give up their careers, the choice is almost never truly a free one
One in 4 employed women (1 in 3 mothers) are considering quitting or dialing back at work. This is the first time in six years of research that McKinsey has found any difference in men’s and women’s interest in quitting
Men don’t always realize how little they’re helping; time-use studies find that men overestimate how much housework they do
Another important factor is how much parenting fathers do, and how much work they do around the house. Two-thirds of women who drop out of the workforce cite a lack of support from their husbands