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07 May 2021

Tips for women bearing the brunt of lockdown effects

Krugersdorp News

“During lockdown, women’s responsibilities as primary caretakers in the home increased over and above existing work commitments with additional burdens. Some of these included assisting children with home schooling, increased meal planning and execution, and looking after other relatives in need of care,” noted Ina van der Watt, managing director of Universal Corporate Wellness.

Indeed, the findings of the 10th round of the South African Social Attitudes Survey Report released by the Human Sciences Research Council in 2013 showed that eight out of 10 employed women with a partner always or usually took care of household meals and approximately 65% did the laundry and cleaning.

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