What is the point of a woman being in the work force if she can’t get equal pay for equal value? And how can the world of over 7 B people cope if women never hold down a job? Especially if the people spend at least half their year working for the govt and are encouraged to spend spend spend in the modern consumerist society? AND when women often get left alone to raise the next gen.
[wage parity][http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/gender-pay-gap-a-persistent-issue-in-canada/article34210790/] 74-75c p/dollar
[Princeton – effects of poverty on children][https://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/docs/07_02_03.pdf]
[poor mom can lead to generations of poverty and need for social services/supports][http://nationalassembly.org/Uploads2/Resources/NHSAFull_Report2GenOSOWFamilies.pdf]
And she is penalized for procreating by lesser wages and mistreatment by the govt and her employers and coworkers. Just because she is a woman.
There are things employers could do… the govt could legislate… to make it easier on working moms. That would help a LOT. Well for some occupations anyway.
[Supreme Court – employers must accommodate child care][http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/employers-told-they-must-accommodate-staff-s-child-care-requests-1.1315953]
[women retiring and pension disparity due to caregiving][http://canadianlabour.ca/issues-research/did-you-know-senior-women-are-twice-likely-live-poverty-men]