Paths to Parenthood: Uplifting Mothers at Work

The second of two reports from the Fawcett Society and Totaljobs demonstrates the disproportionate impact childcare responsibilities have on women and their careers. READ PATHS TO PARENTHOOD: UPLIFTING NEW MOTHERS AT WORK Key findings include:

  • One in ten working mothers quit jobs due to childcare pressures
  • Two fifths of working mothers have turned down a promotion due to childcare pressures
  • Working mothers are 1.4 times more likely to feel the financial burden of childcare costs compared to working fathers
  • Only a third (31%) of working mothers have access to the flexible working arrangement that they need
  • 85% of working mothers struggle to find a job that can accommodate their childcare needs

Source: Paths to Parenthood: Uplifting Mothers at Work