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Sheila Portugal waits in line to meet with a recruiter while attending a Global Recruiting Solutions job fair in Livonia, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Of the 163,000 added jobs in July, women gained 86,000 of those jobs for 53 percent of the total while men gained 77,000 jobs, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. The findings are from the August unemployment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The analysis shows strong growth in professional and business services contributed to women’s employment growth with 37,000 as well as education and health services with 35,000 jobs. The government sector also added 3,000 jobs for women after cutting 91,000 jobs from July 2011 to June 2012.

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