In South Korea, mothers often navigate parental leave within a culture of overwork by ramping up their job commitments upon return to prove their dedication.
Researchers find that married mothers spend more time on housework and have less leisure time than single mothers.
Men’s time spent on household labour is starting to meet that of women’s – but women still perform most of the work.
This study explores how migrant African care workers face “everyday racism” masked as care receivers’ personal preferences.
How can we make remote work a plus instead of a penalty for gender equality?
As society emerges from COVID-19 into a recovery economy, questions about the future of care also emerge. What organizational and policy changes are needed to ensure that care work and caregiving is more equal and sustainable?
The pandemic has forced society to recognize that care work is inextricably linked to social and economic outcomes. Prioritizing it will help us all in future crises.
We can’t fix the care crisis without taking care of the care workers, Sarah Kaplan, Carmina Ravanera and Laura Lam discuss in Policy Options key strategies to create a sustainable and equitable care infrastructure.
Towards a Caring Economy. New Report from GATE Highlights Issues Surrounding the Future of the Care Economy
A new report, Care Work in the Recovery Economy: Towards a Caring Economy, from GATE highlights key issues about a post-COVID-19 society where care is centred and provides considerations and research questions for care policies and care research.
GATE Director Sarah Kaplan speaks to The Guardian about Ontario signing on to the federal government's subsidized childcare plan, and ways in which the deal could still fall short for low income families.