04 Apr '12, 4pm

Counted on, but not counted: women's roles in the #newausterity and the Big Society

Counted on, but not counted: women's roles in the #newausterity and the Big Society

"We know there's a differential impact on women - we know that women take on more responsibilities, will step into the breach when their elderly relatives receive inadequate support, when their children receive inadequate support. It affects their independence, it affects their ability to have positive relationships with their own family, it compromises their own living conditions… the big society relies on that happening… It’s like jump or be pushed; now is your decision, full time or nothing; you’re a worker or you’re a dependent – production or reproduction, that’s the stark choice" - Director of a women’s charity in North London

Full article: http://www.neweconomics.org/blog/2012/04/04/counted-on-bu...

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