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National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is recognized on the fourth Thursday in April each year.  This annual event is an educational program in the United States and Canada where parents take their children to work with them for one day.  It is the successor to Take Our Daughters to Work Day which, in 2003, was expanded to include boys. Most companies allowed both girls and boys to participate since the beginning, renaming the day “Take Our Children to Work Day.”


Employers are encouraged to invite employees to bring their children to work. For more information  Share your story on social media using #TakeOurChildrenToWorkDay.


Our research found that National Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day was founded by Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women in 1993.  National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is an unofficial national holiday.

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