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Unpaid Care Work Burden Heavier on Women

Unpaid Care Work Burden Heavier on Women

A study by Oxfam Kenya last February found that a heavy and unequal responsibility of unpaid care and domestic work is borne by women and girls. Oxfam commissioned the Household Care Survey (HCS) between October 2018 and March 2019 through its Women’s Rights Programme. Its objective was to understand how Unpaid Care and Domestic Work […]

Turkish Women Bear Brunt Of Unpaid Work Amidst Lock Down

Turkish Women Bear Brunt Of Unpaid Work Amidst Lock Down

Turkish women did four times as many households and care work as men during lockdowns aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, research supported by the United Nations Development Programme showed on Thursday. A survey conducted in May of more than 2,400 people showed women shouldered most of the unpaid work during lockdown even […]

Rwanda: Action Aid Calls for Reduction of Women’s Unpaid Care Work

Rwanda: Action Aid Calls for Reduction of Women’s Unpaid Care Work

The country director of ActionAid Rwanda, Josephine Uwamariya, has said a reduction of unpaid care work among women will allow them to participate equally in the society and the economy. Uwamariya made the remarks today (Friday) in a training and dialogue for journalists on Unpaid Care Work. The workshop was organized by ActionAid in partnership […]