philip n. cohen
12 minutes in segregationland

12 minutes in segregationland

And if you look specifically at the category the Times chose — occupations that are 70% female or more — the percentage of men in those occupations increased, but only from 5.0% to 6.1%. And nurses? In 2010, 0.4% of all full-time year-round working men were nurses, up from 0.3% in 2000. Women are still 11-times more likely to be nurses than men. Now that’s what you call a “gradual erosion of gender stereotypes.”
The gender pay gap within major occupations, 2011

The gender pay gap within major occupations, 2011

Family Inequality: Businesses owned by women

Family Inequality: Businesses owned by women