Story: Midlife adults

Mothers returning to work

Mothers returning to work

Dr Ee Kheng Ang studied mothers' experiences returning to paid work for her doctoral thesis. Her study, which included women in their 40s and 50s, found that some had to start at the bottom of the career ladder again, and that they were slow to progress to higher-level positions.

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Alison Gray, 'Midlife adults - Paid and voluntary work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/26825/mothers-returning-to-work (accessed 22 September 2020)

Story by Alison Gray, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018