unpaid care and domestic work

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented changes to our way of lives. For one, work-from-home arrangements have turned our homes into our workspaces, creating a dilemma about when work exactly begins and ends each day.
Oxfam encourages women to #FlexYourHouseband and celebrate equality at home
Following the Father’s Day celebration, Oxfam Pilipinas is recognizing and encouraging the men who step up and respond to the call for equality in doing unpaid care work with their partners, via the webinar “Usapang Gawaing Bahay sa Panahon ng Pandemya,” and the launch of the #FlexYourHouseband...
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic forcing families to spend more time at home, Filipinas are still bearing the brunt of unpaid care work.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic forcing families to spend more time at home, Filipinas are still bearing the brunt of unpaid care work.
Ibrahim Mantikayan, one of the MMH champions, takes care of his two-year-old son, Datu Nursalam Mantikayan at Sultan sa Barongis, Maguindanao. (Photo: Princess Taroza/Oxfam)
When Ibrahim's wife sought work opportunities abroad, he carried the challenges of being the primary caretaker of his two-year-old son, Datu Nursalam, alongside with doing most household chores such as doing the laundry, meal preparation, and washing the dishes.
As part of its advocacy to promote gender equality in the home setting, international humanitarian and development organization Oxfam partnered with the Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) to train inmates on the value of care work and why they should share this responsibility. The trainees will include...
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