Problem

Unquestioned arrogation of household duties by women

Other Names:
Obligation of women to care for family
Unequal division of housework
Incidence:

According to 1993 surveys, working women in Canada or in France spend, on average, over four hours a day doing unpaid work at home, twice as much as men. A 1998 survey in the USA stated that working mothers do about 20 hours of housework a week, as compared to 30 hours in the 1970s, while working fathers do about 10 hours of housework a week, as compared to 5 hours in the 1970s.

Strategies:

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
02.10.2019 – 17:40 CEST