Having a fair shot – what the US election might mean for Equality Starts at Home
I sat in the park on Sunday watching my daughter play whilst writing this blog on the back of a shopping list my partner had written – the only paper I had to hand! Perhaps the fact that he had written that list meant that I had a bit more time to write this. I…
Women do an overwhelming majority (a disproportionate amount) of household chores and caring often on top of paid work (caring for children, spouses, parents etc). The monetary value of unpaid care work globally for women is at least $10.8 trillion annually –three times the size of the world’s tech industry (Oxfam)
Our Call to Action
We want to shift attitudes at home, in the workplace and in public provision for equality, and to do this there are many steps we can take. Women need to speak up and support other women. Men need to support women and step up to the plate and start talking about childcare and chores.
What we believe
We believe a better balance at home would result in multiple benefits including: freeing up women to achieve their potential; improving relationships between men & women; improving women’s mental health, and many more.