The burden of informal care on women: how has it increased during COVID-19, and what are the implications for women’s working lives?

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Abstract

Unpaid informal carers have provided a key safety net during the pandemic, leaving them vulnerable to economic, physical and emotional harm. Research suggests that women carry out at least three times more unpaid care work than men – so how should this be accounted for in pandemic recovery plans?
Original languageEnglish
TypeTopic Snapshot
Media of outputIPPO website
PublisherInternational Public Policy Observatory
Publication statusPublished - 23 Nov 2021

Keywords

  • informal care
  • COVID-19
  • Gender equality
  • Employment

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