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.

Using this item

Massey News
Reference: 16 June 2008

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Alison Gray, 'Midlife adults - Paid and voluntary work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2021)

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