This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
CA
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Canada version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Newsweek International > 18th May 2018 > Motherhoodwinked

Motherhoodwinked

For most working women, having children equals economic disparity. (Happy Mother’s Day!)

PARENTING

@sheridankate

SENATOR TAMMY DUCKWORTH made history in April when she became the first sitting senator to give birth. And her daughter, Maile Pearl Bowlsbey, has already made history as the first infant allowed on the Senate floor, after a rule change pushed for by Duckworth. But although Duckworth has been hailed as a hero for working mothers, the similarities go only so far. As a senator, Duckworth’s salary is set by statute, leaving her immune to what’s known as the “motherhood penalty.” For most working mothers, children bring more than a change in routine; they also bring a change in income.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Newsweek International - 18th May 2018
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - 18th May 2018
$6.99
Or 699 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 0.92 per issue
SAVE
87%
$46.99
Or 4699 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 1.29 per issue
SAVE
80%
$5.49
Or 549 points

View Issues

About Newsweek International

Mr. Brexit In turning Britain inward, former Independence Party leader Nigel Farage transformed Europe. He says his work has just begun.