Women still keeping house
by Dewi Cooke for TheAge
But the differences are most stark between the sexes.
Although men and women spend similar amounts of time “working” (between 51 and 52 hours a week), men spend more time in paid employment and women spend substantially more time on unpaid work.
Clearly the model we are currently using is not working as planned.
I appreciate that we have been working with this arrangement for some time now, the evidence is available to prove that what was supposed to happen is not…
so where to from here?
Opens up many possibilities really doesn’t it…
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