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Canada’s female breadwinners are growing in number, but not by age group

10 juin 2013

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Couples with women at the economic helm have almost quadrupled since 1976.

Gender roles in the home and workplace evoke deep, primal responses. In the U.S., a recent Pew Research study showed that females were breadwinners in an increasing share of American families. The news led some excitable commentators to worry about watching “society dissolve around us.” In Canada, you don’t have to read very far into Erin Anderssen’s Globe and Mail series on housework to see gender tensions boiling over.

Par Kevin Milligan

Source: Canadian Business – June 10, 2013

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