Single women do better in US job market

Women are faring better in employment than men and less financially dependent as more stay single or get divorced.

    As the US recovers from the recession, women are faring better than men in the job market.

    Since 2008 they have made up all the jobs they lost and women are now less financially dependent on men.

    Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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