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Here's some heartening news for working mothers worried about the future of their children. Women whose moms worked outside the home are more likely to have jobs themselves, are more likely to hold supervisory responsibility at those jobs, and earn higher wages than women whose mothers stayed home full time, according to a new study. Men raised by working mothers are more likely to contribute to household chores and spend more time caring for family members. “There are very few things … that have such a clear effect on gender inequality as being raised by a working mother” The findings are stark, and they hold true across 24 countries. "There are very few things, that we know of, that have such a clear effect on gender inequality as being raised by a working mother," says Kathleen L. McGinn , the Cahners-Rabb Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, who conducted the study with Mayra Ruiz
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