Spirals of Inequality

Date Posted: Tuesday 21st April 2020

Watch our short clip on why the economy does not work for women and why we must do things differently. Unpaid work is at the heart of gender inequality. Women do 60% more unpaid work and earn 43% less than men.

Our short briefing explores how unpaid care is at the heart of gender inequalities. Access it here

You can also watch our short video to understand how different elements of gender inequality are connected and how unpaid care lies at the centre.

  • On average, women carry out 60% more unpaid work than men.
  • Women aged 26-35 do the most unpaid work (34.6 hours per week compared with 17.4 hours for men aged 26-35)

A more detailed report on gender inequality in the UK can be found here.