Women! Why are you still doing all the unpaid work?
Originally aired: Wednesday, July 5, 2017
A new study from the McKinsey Global Institute found women provide anywhere from two - ten times as much care in the home as men. This includes child care, aging parent care, and housework. Dr. Susan Madsen, the director of Utah Women & Leadership Project, discusses how societies in the U.S., Asia, Europe and Middle East affect the equality gap of labor in the home between the sexes. http://www.uvu.edu/uwlp/ What are the factors which keep a majority of women doing a 'second shift' at home, even when they work full-time jobs? Are parents unconsciously demonstrating to their kids the value of the work boys and girls do from an early age? If unpaid home care providers were given a salary, both men and women could bring in $49,000 a year on a 40-hour work week. Having a disproportionate work load between men and women in the home can have negative consequences on health and future earnings. https://www.facebook.com/MoneyMakingSense/