Right back in the 1950s: The pandemic and women at work
Between lost income for the least well paid, unpaid childcare and escalating domestic work burdens, many of the hard-won gains in gender equality in the workplace have evaporated over the past 15 months. It is, as one woman put it, like holding a 2020s job but living in a 1950s household. What went wrong? And where do we go from here? Can we rebuild workplace equality on firmer ground in the future?