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Valuing Unpaid Work in the Home

Author(s):
Meg Luxton

Year of publication:
2017

Pages:
2

Women in Canada still perform the bulk of unpaid labour in the home. This reality often negatively affects the economic security of women and their households, yet governments in Canada have done little to address the situation. This briefing note enumerates the number of policies and programs policymakers could implement to improve the opportunities available to women, the economic security of Canadian households, and our economy overall.