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Men are spending more time with their children

by Futures Centre, Nov 24
1 minute read

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’re seeing a transformative change in how society sees fatherhood. According to researchers, men have spent a hugely increased number of hours with their children, up to 58% more than pre-pandemic. Though women still took on the majority of childcare, the gender caring gap narrowed.

woman in black tank top carrying baby in red and white stripe onesie

So what?

Is the pandemic driving a profound shift in parenting roles? Will this shift progress gender equality for mothers long-term?



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