Child care is a big barrier to getting women back to work


School social worker Kenya Mills has seen the toll the pandemic has taken on many working mothers, who have left jobs to care for children as they learned remotely, and advocates say child care assistance is needed to get women back in the workforce. "It's always, 'I have to sacrifice either time with my child to take on more hours or I have to sacrifice my job to take care of my child,' " Mills says.

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