Literature review

Gender inequality and unpaid work

A review of recent literature
Gender equality Gender gap Women--Employment New Zealand

The Ministry has commissioned a brief scan of recent literature on aspects of women’s contribution to unpaid work. The scan focuses on work published since 2010 and covers the following topics:

  • the proportion of unpaid work undertaken by women
  • the impact of unpaid work on women’s workforce participation
  • the relationship between paid parental leave and access to affordable childcare
  • availability and uptake of separate paid parental leave for fathers
  • unpaid work and the gender pay gap
  • assessing the value of unpaid work
  • understanding the policy implications of unpaid work.
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