Women's work - the facts

Over the last 30 years women have joined the paid work force in ever increasing numbers. And despite claims to the contrary, most women work because they have to - to provide for their families. Still, almost everywhere women are paid less than men for equal work. In addition work in the household continues and women must shoulder most of this burden. The New Internationalist illustrates some of the facts behind women's work.

New Internationalist issue 090 magazine cover This article is from the August 1980 issue of New Internationalist.
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