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Gender Equality at Home Takes a Hit When Children Arrive

My colleagues and I at the World Family Map project collaborated with Francis Goldscheider to understand whether having children made the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive. We found, consistent with previous research, that having children at home made men and women behave more traditionally. Women cleaned, cooked and cared for the children far more then the men did. But we also found lots of variation across countries in how much children “traditionalized” couples’ division of labor. We wanted to know why the presence of children mattered more for how couples divided work in some countries – like Finland and Lithuania – than in others – like Norway and Latvia. Read More

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