domestic responsibilities

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Definition

Tasks performed inside a household in order to ensure that the basic needs of its members are met, such as cooking, cleaning, and taking care of children or older adults and other dependent family members. 

See also: domestic division of labour

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Source(s)

IPS-Inter Press Service (2010). Gender and Development Glossary: A Tool for Journalists and Writers.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1088