Equal sharing of domestic responsibilities is both a requirement in terms of achieving substantive gender equality and a goal in itself. It refers to women and men equally sharing care tasks in the family as well as tasks relating to all aspects of household work.
See also: substantive gender equality
European Commission (2013). Study on the Role of Men in Gender Equality. Available at: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/gender-equality/files/gender_pay_gap/130424_...