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Women with children bear brunt of extra lockdown work

National News // June 19, 2020

Women with children are bearing the brunt of the extra work load caused by the lockdowns. That’s according to a new survey by the Federal Equality Office.

Unsplash Women with children bear brunt of extra lockdown work

The survey shows working women have less time than men to devote to their profession. Up to a third report their capacity is cut with child care and home schooling. 

The crisis is having a negative effect on home life. Men and woman all report increased conflict at home. 


 

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