03 Oct 2019
Time to care: Gender inequality, unpaid care work and time use survey
Gender inequality and unpaid care work are inextricably intertwined. Despite improvements made by women in labour force participation, job advancement and remuneration, unpaid care work is limiting progress and slowing the pace of gender convergence in the economy. Anecdotal evidence abounds and data from labour force surveys further lend credence to this aspect of non- market activity having an impact on market outcomes.