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Patterns in Housework and Childcare among Girls and Boys

  title={Patterns in Housework and Childcare among Girls and Boys},
  author={Jocelyn S. Wikle},
When do girls begin performing household work? While there is clear research discussing household work among women, the development of time-use patterns in household work among girls is not well understood. Around the globe, long before adulthood, many girls begin devoting significant amounts of time to unpaid housework and childcare. In developing coun- tries, girls often make vital contributions to family welfare through caring for family members, transporting water, and gathering fuel. In… 

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