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Of perils and penalties
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India, May 12 -- It's impossible not to wonder if there is anything more satisfying, beautiful and nurturing than motherhood but there are challenges working mothers face every day. Their issues range from the constant pull between work and kids to more serious fallouts like them abandoning their careers and aspirations. As a mother of two, and a diversity consultant, I come across these conflicts at a personal and professional level. What pains me the most is the existence of child penalty, also known as the motherhood penalty.
Motherhood Penalty refers to the adverse impact on earnings of women who give birth to and bring up children.
It is a known fact that 40 per cent women quit their jobs post maternity to become full time mothers....
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