Is Covid-19 creating a “shecession”?

Progress has been made in the division of household duties between couples, but often the responsibility for childcare still falls on the shoulders of the female head of the household. With the uncertainty surrounding the return to school, limited options for childcare, and in some cases no option to return to pre-Covid employment, some women will not be returning to work.

That has experts suggesting the economy will suffer, dubbing it a potential pandemic “shecession”.

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