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ThyPeace,

I believe the data from the article applies to mothers only, not all women.

The numbers would probably look different when looking at married women without kids (for the sake of ranking primary and secondary earner) or all women. Single moms might represent a significant part of the 42% that are sole/primary breadwinners. Living in Germany I am just guessing but found this one with a quick search: https://singlemotherguide.com/single-mother-statistics/

It's a good thing that things are changing but I believe we still have a longer road ahead than what might be concluded from the 64% number

Pascal
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