Unequal burden: how the COVID-19 pandemic is adding to women’s workloads
Published on December 18, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic, and the economic downturn it has caused, have hit everyone hard. But the impact has not been spread equally. A new report by UN Women has found clear evidence that, although both genders have seen their unpaid workloads increase, women are bearing more of the burden than men.