Women on average work 50 minutes per day and 38 working days per year
longer than men, given the daily unpaid work
chores – shopping, cleaning, raising children, caring for elderly etc
it follows from the annual report The Global Gender Gap, published on
The world economic forum (WEF).
In the work on the report was attended by economists at the WEF, Professor
Harvard University Ricardo Hausmann and University Professor
California (Berkeley) Laura D’andrea Tyson.
In childhood, girls spend on everyday chores 30% more
time than boys. With age the gap increases and adult
male pays an average home only 34% of the time
it takes them a woman.
Adding the time men and women spend most of the work and
the housework, the researchers found that the average
employed women this difference is for 50 minutes more. During the year the difference is 304 hours, or 38 eight-hour working days.
As noted by the BBC, according to the schedule showing the additional hours worked by women compared to men around the world, in some countries, such as India, Portugal and Estonia women
work for 50 days a year more than men.
In other countries, for example, in
Japan and the Netherlands, men work on average half an hour a day
more women. With males on average performing roughly 39%
more paid work.
The global gender gap can only be overcome through 83,
the most serious gender gaps remain in the area of economy and
health. Economic gender gap, according to forecasts
experts will not be overcome for another 170 years.
The report States that significant progress in reducing the gender
the gap in legislative and governing bodies of Ukraine shows,
but it kompensiruet decrease in women’s income and the total level
involvement in the workforce. Russia in 2015 is held in
global ranking of gender inequality 75th place, despite
a slight decrease in terms of equality of income and equal
Russia, as noted in the report, “the sub-index of political rights and
opportunities is one of the lowest positions” among countries
the region of Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
First place in the global ranking of 144 positions occupied by Iceland,
Finland, Norway, Sweden and Rwanda, Republic of Chad,
Saudi Arabia, Syria, Pakistan and Yemen.
The index of gender inequality (Global Gender Gap Index), a metric
reflecting the inequality in opportunities between men and
women in reproductive health, empowerment and
in the labour market was presented by the Secretariat of the world economic
forum in Geneva in 2010. In 2010, Russia was in it at the 45th place
in 2012, 59.