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Re: Unpaid care [message #17097 is a reply to message #16946] Fri, 15 March 2019 13:17 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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This comment is made on behalf of the Gender Group at The World Bank.

Alternatively, consider adding a new question in the household schedule asking "Who is the main caretaker of each child (especially those under the age of 10) in the household?"

Also, mothers generally bear the lion's share of childcare burden. Alternative childcare services, such as preschools, have been shown to relieve mothers of the care burden and empower them to participate in the labor market. Consider adding a new question in the household schedule: "Does HHM ever attend preschool?" Similarly, children entering primary schools at an earlier age might relieve mothers of care burden. Alternatively, consider adding a question in the household schedule: "When did HHM first attend school?"


Daniel Halim
Gender Group
The World Bank

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