Gender Roles: Forty years of feminism – but women still do most of the housework

Analysis by the Institute for Public Policy Research thinktank shows that eight out of 10 married women do more household chores, while just one in 10 married men does an equal amount of cleaning and washing as his wife.

Just over one in 10 women – 13% – say their husbands do more housework than they do, while only 3% of married women do fewer than three hours a week, with almost half doing 13 hours or more.

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http://www.theguardian.com/society/2012/mar/10/housework-gender-equality-women

 

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. andrew foley
    Nov 11, 2013 @ 20:55:29

    http://www.theguardian.com/books/2012/mar/06/how-woman-caitlin-moran-review
    Been meaning to read this book for a while, here’s a little review for it.

    Reply

  2. dunboynestudyskills
    Nov 11, 2013 @ 21:02:30

    Thanks for this Andrew. Sounds interesting.

    Reply

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