For men serious about gender equality it starts with 50 minutes

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For men serious about gender equality it starts with 50 minutes

If men took on more unpaid care work in the home it would 'tip the scale toward equality', a new report says

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This week more than 8,000 people from all over the world gathered in Vancouver for the Women Deliver conference, which takes place once every three years and looks at gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women.

This time, a groundbreaking moment came in the form of a very long report with a very short suggestion which could, quite literally, change the world: “Fifty minutes a day. That’s the amount of additional time men would need to contribute each day to caring for children and households” – if we are to achieve gender equality in unpaid care.

This is according to the third State of the World’s Fathers report, released at the conference this week by Promundo...

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