Women Spend More Time Doing Unpaid Work Than Men: Study

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Women spend two to ten times more time doing unpaid work than men, according to a research released on November 29 by an NGO. It said one of the major manifestations of the extent of stress in a woman’s life was lack of sleep.

The study ‘Invisible Work, Invisible Workers – The Sub-Economies of Unpaid Work and Paid Work’ has been compiled on the basis of a research conducted in the districts of Maharashtra, Telangana and Uttarakhand.

It comprises a survey of 1,560 women and the desk review of schemes and policies aimed at reducing and redistributing women’s unpaid work in these states.

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JULY 2018

Vol. 12 - No. 12


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