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The First Female Recession Threatens to Wipe Out Decades of Progress for U.S. Women

The pandemic has erased years of economic gains for women and is poised to leave lasting economic scars

Women helped pull the U.S. economy out of the last recession. This time around they are falling behind.

The pandemic is disproportionately affecting women and threatening to wipe out decades of their economic progress. As the crisis drags on, some of the biggest pain points are among women of color and those with young children.