Work-From-Home Policies Don’t Close the Gender Chore Gap, Data Shows

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Working remotely during the pandemic has often meant having to juggle childcare responsibilities at the same time, what with schools having been closed for in-person learning for much of the past year and change. A good 79% of men said they had a positive experience working remotely during the pandemic, according to consulting firm McKinsey & Company. In fact, McKinsey reports that during the pandemic, mothers in dual-career couples have been twice as likely as fathers to do an extra five hours of domestic chores on a daily basis.

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