The people in America are on their way towards equality — at home and at work. The policies though? Notsomuch. This chart (and America's reality) is what happens when politicians (and policies) fail women, men, and families — and babies! — for 20+ years.
All is not lost! Family-friendlier policies would help! From the White House:
One study estimated that U.S. female labor force participation would be 6.8 percentage points higher if the U.S. had implemented a suite of family-friendly policies.