Femininja Podcast

Unpaid Care Work

November 09, 2020 Femininja Season 2 Episode 4
Femininja Podcast
Unpaid Care Work
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Femininja Podcast
Unpaid Care Work
Nov 09, 2020 Season 2 Episode 4
Femininja

Josephine Ireri and Hellen Apila bring to light one of the most important conversations regarding the current situation women across the globe are facing. The COVID-19 global crisis has made starkly visible the fact that the world’s formal economies and the maintenance of our daily lives are built on the invisible and unpaid labor of women and girls. With children out of school, intensified care needs of older persons and ill family members, and overwhelmed health services, demands for care work in a COVID- 19 world have intensified exponentially. 

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Josephine Ireri and Hellen Apila bring to light one of the most important conversations regarding the current situation women across the globe are facing. The COVID-19 global crisis has made starkly visible the fact that the world’s formal economies and the maintenance of our daily lives are built on the invisible and unpaid labor of women and girls. With children out of school, intensified care needs of older persons and ill family members, and overwhelmed health services, demands for care work in a COVID- 19 world have intensified exponentially.