Women, work, care and COVID

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Author: Macdonald, Fiona; Malone, Jenny; Charlesworth, Sarah


This research report reveals how Victorian women managed and felt during 2020 lockdowns about work, family and remote schooling. It highlights how the triple load is taking its toll on gender equality in lockdowns. The report points to risks of long-term consequences of the disproportionate impact on work and career opportunities for women with young school-aged children as a result of [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 lockdowns. The research explored the work and family experiences of 14 Victorian women between October and December 2020 who were in part-time or casual employment, were...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Employment; Career development; Equity

Keywords: Work at home; Family; Schooling; Work life balance; Employment practice; Organisation behaviour; Employment opportunity; Social aspects

Geographic subjects: Victoria; Australia; Oceania

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: Centre for People, Organisation and Work, RMIT University, 2021

Physical description: 28 p.

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Also called: Women, work, care and Coronavirus Disease

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 145.764

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