Working mothers

Women In Their 30s Having More Babies in US: CDC Report

Health experts at the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention in the US have released new data that states that women in their 30s are now having more babies than younger women. This comes as a surprise because for the last three decades, women in their late 20s had the highest birth rates. However, experts(…)

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8 Must-Haves For A Work-From-Home Mom

Work-from-home isn’t as easy as it sounds especially for a mom. It definitely has its perks, but it is far from fun when you have to meet a deadline while taking care of a sick toddler. So here is a list of 8 essentials to make working at home a little bit easier. Reliable Childcare:(…)

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25% Indian women quit work after children, says report

Numerous surveys and news reports have stated how working mothers are discriminated against. A recent survey by the Associated Chambers of Commerce, however, explains the reason behind the increasing number of women quitting their jobs to become full-time mothers. According to the survey, 25% of first-time mothers in India quit jobs to raise their children.  (…)

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USA corporate Policies Hostile towards Working Women who are Homemakers?

  Based on survey conducted by TheNYtimes/ CBS News/ Kaiser Family Foundation poll.   The latest survey, gathering statistical as well as empirical data on the employment details of the country, found that most formerly employed US Women had to quit their jobs when they had a baby, as their companies only granted 12 weeks(…)

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Good maternity leave programmes don’t always help women

One way to judge how women-friendly a workplace is to see their policies for pregnant women. A company that offers generous maternity leaves and flexible work environment is considered to be supportive of its female employees. A new research however, says otherwise.   According to a research conducted by a consulting firm Mercer, most companies(…)

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