Why equality doesn’t stretch to the home | Curio

Why equality doesn’t stretch to the home

14 mins | May 4, 2020

Exploring the lingering gender divide between working mothers and fathers. "Concentrating so hard on housework also distracts her from today's real male/female divide. It isn't housework. It's motherhood and the fact that our species, among the world's sexual reproducers, is at the extreme end for parental, and maternal, investment." Alison Wolf reviews The Home Stretch: Why It’s Time to Come Clean About Who Does the Dishes and Double Lives: A History of Working Motherhood for the Financial Times.

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