Women in the Workforce

Re "Confidence Woman" [March 18]: While it is commendable that Sheryl Sandberg is taking it upon herself to encourage women to make the most of themselves in their careers, she has missed a fundamental problem facing many of them. For those women who are not "worth hundreds of millions of dollars," the prohibitive cost of child care is usually the deciding factor in the direction of their careers after the birth of their children. So perhaps the question that Sandberg should ponder is not "How can I make a success of my career and have children?" but "How can...

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