housework

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1248

Definition

Housework (as distinct from paid domestic work) is the unremunerated work of maintaining a household that is performed by household members. Women everywhere still bear the primary responsibility for housework.

Source(s)

International Labour Organization – ILO (2007). ABC of Women Workers’ Rights and Gender Equality. Available at: http://www.ilo.org/wcmsp5/groups/public/---dgreports/---gender/documents....

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