The impact of the lockdown on the division of labor in households

The impact of the lockdown on the division of labor in households

  • Anne BoringAnne Boring

During the first lockdown, women reported spending more time on household chores and childcare than men. Two of the reasons for this difference are that:

  • More women are affected by the reduction of working hours than men, especially for childcare.
  • More women worked from home than men because of the occupations they hold.
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