In the wake of Women's History Month, it is an excellent time to think about how benefits advisors and employers can better support female employees. After all, the rapid rise in women working outside the home was a significant development in labor market history during the second half of the 20th century. 

Excluding farm workers and the self-employed, women held just over 50 percent of American jobs by the beginning of 2020. Although that number dipped in response to pandemic-era realities, it has since nearly recovered. But while the number of women in the workforce has grown steadily, our challenges have remained much the same. 

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