Gender inequalities in the household persist

Gender inequalities in the household persist

Mothers spend 2.5 times more time than their partners looking after children.

Gender inequalities in the household persist

According to a survey by the Research Center for the Study and Observation of Living Conditions (Credoc), parity is still not installed in homes. In 93% of couples, the woman takes care of household chores.

The arrival of children reinforces these inequalities. “Women are on the front line“, Underlines the journalist Manuel Tissier, on the plate of France 2. According to the survey, the mothers spend 2.5 times more time than their spouse to take care of the children. Result, “a mother with a child spends 48 minutes a day caring for her household“, against “12 minutes” for a man, reports the reporter.

Inequality in interior design

As for the arrangement of the home, the woman takes care of it in 53% of couples. Only 10% of men say they take care of the interior design on their own. “More than a third all the same decide together“, Relativizes the journalist.