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Time Use studies ­ Gender and Domestic Tasks

­ (Leonard 2000) Women underestimate the time spent on domestic labour. For example when they
multitask, they complete household task such as cooking or cleaning as well as taking care of the
child.
According to (McMahon 1995) women's domestic tasks were considered…

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· Non decisions are based on taken for granted assumptions. This means that there is not much
discussion on it and are simply just following the social norms. For example, women having to
have the main responsibility of childcare as well as washing, cleaning and emotional support.
· Those who…

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