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Women, parental leave and financial stress

Employers key to preventing financial stress for working women

AMP Capital's latest financial wellness research found that 24% of working women feel financially stressed, compared to 14% of working men. Expectant parents are also more likely to feel the brunt due to a lack of understanding around what’s included in their employer’s parental leave policies, which can have a flow-on effect for budgeting for the gap in income during the parental leave itself.

Many women earn less than their male counterparts which results in an income gap between the sexes.



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