I am also acutely aware that the vast majority of women are struggling to make ends meet and take care of their families

from Sheryl Sandberg – Introduction (Lean In) on Rap Genius

Meaning

About 41% of mothers are the primary breadwinner in their family and another 23% of mothers are co-breadwinners, contributing at least a quarter of the family’s earnings. Sarah Jane Glynn, The New Breadwinners: 2010 Update, Center for American Progress (April 2012), 2, http://www.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/issues/2012/04/pdf/breadwinners.pdf

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