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Health professioanls demonstrating hand washing

Who Cares Policy Brief


On average women spend four hours and 25 minutes daily doing unpaid care and domestic work, in comparison to men’s average of just one hour and 23 minutes. Globally this is changing by less than a minute per year. If properly valued this work would constitute at least 9% of global GDP or US$11 trillion.[i] In Ethiopia women spend more than 13 hours a day in domestic care work