Many mothers struggled without child care during the pandemic.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
President Biden wants to use his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan to shore up child and home care. A scholar explains why that kind of care is just as critical as roads and bridges.
There are considerable differences in pay, employment levels, and the types of activities that men and women perform in the workplace.
Automation could transform our working world. Here’s what we can do to ensure it is a more gender equal one.
This photo was taken at a resort just outside Chennai, India that caters to medical tourists following discharge from hospital.
Informal caregivers play a vital role in medical tourism yet find themselves unprotected as “shadow workers” in a multi-billion dollar industry.
The study found that the disability support workers regularly spent unpaid time on two types of work activities.
While disability carers are employed to work part-time hours, they often have long work days with short periods of work interspersed with non-work periods.
Research shows women consistently trade time in employment for greater time in domestic work even when their resources are on par with men.
The latest Census shows Australians spend between five and 14 hours a week on unpaid domestic work, but it’s women who suffer the most from this.
Ageing couple Gorges and Ann Laurant (Jean-Louis Trintignant and Emmanuelle Riva) negotiate illness and death in Amour.
EPA Claudio Onorati
During our lifetime, we face a series of developmental tasks that are universal to the human condition. The last of these stages comes in our final years, when we face our mortality, reflect back upon…
Mapping the scope of Australia’s care economy — both paid and unpaid — has been challenging.
It is easy to measure the national economic value of primary industry production, of manufacturing, and of the wholesale and retail sectors. But many Australians don’t work in profit-focused enterprises…