Denying women abortion care could dent the labor market

Published June 3, 2022


An article in Fortune quoted Erin Hatton on the Great Resignation resulting in women leaving the workforce. “Cultural expectations of women to prioritize child-rearing, combined with women’s lower average pay, occupational status, and benefits than men (along with the high costs of childcare), mean that women in many heterosexual couples decide to leave work with the birth of a child,” says Hatton. “It just makes sense financially.” 

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