Although 120,000 jobs were added to nonfarm payrolls, job growth slowed in March for both men and women, according to an analysis of the April employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

The analysis also finds that women gained 38,000 jobs in March, which accounts for roughly one-third of all jobs added, while men gained 82,000 jobs. Strong growth in the health care industry helped women’s employment outlook as 26,000 jobs were added overall. The gap between women and men’s employment in March is now at 1.9 million.

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