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‘Shecession’: the pandemic’s impact on women in the workforce

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A woman collects unemployment forms at a drive through collection point outside John F. Kennedy Library in Hialeah, Florida, on April 8, 2020.

WBUR, October 2020

Guests C. Nicole Mason, president and CEO of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research and Alicia Modestino appeared on ‘On Point’ to discuss the ‘shecession’ occurring because of the pandemic. What is the long-term impact on more women losing their jobs?

Listen to the interview at WBUR.

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