Although men have lost more jobs than women over a longer timeframe, they have gained slightly more jobs than women, who are still struggling, according to new research from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

Between December 2007 and September 2010, women lost 2.7 million jobs, and by June 2011, only 11 percent those jobs have been regained. Women experienced the recession’s job loss later than men; however, their recovery has been slower with weaker results, the research finds.

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