Household chores: gender inequalities persist among young people

Household chores: gender inequalities persist among young people

A study reveals that among 15-24 year olds, young women spend more time than young men on household chores.

While they spend so much time studying, sleeping or surfing the Internet, men and women do not spend as much time on household chores. published Thursday April 2 by the Ministry of Social Affairs, young women spend an average of 1h44 per day doing the dishes, laundry or cooking, against only one hour per day for young men.

“I’m waiting for it to accumulate”

The last time I came to his place, he hadn’t done the dishes for two weeks and in 1h30 I did all the dishes“, Says a young woman, referring to one of her friends. “I wait for it to accumulate“, Admits the young man at the microphone of France 2. However, not all agree. “I do as many household chores, even the kitchen, as my girlfriend“, Assures a young man.