Unpaid labour care combined with a lack of suitable childcare perpetuates the cycle of extreme poverty for generations.
Unequal duties of care have been a hidden burden stealing girls' and women's time that could have been spent on education, development, and better opportunities for economic independence.
Time spent on chores amounts to millions of hours hindering their ability to break through extreme poverty.
During the pandemic, many girls and women were forced to take on additional responsibilities, often having to drop out of school and work.
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