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Are working mothers interrupted more than fathers during the lockdown?

Mothers are more likely to lose jobs than fathers during the pandemic because they spend more time caring their children than doing their Jobs responsabilities. Being at home during the lockdown supposed an obstacle for women careers because they have to create a balance between their jobs and childcare.

Yes, working mothers are impacted more than fathers by the lockdown

Due to the current circumstances created by coronavirus, many families are locked down at home. Therefore, mothers and fathers alike are being forced to both parent and work from home 24/7. As a result of societal expectations including expectations of employers, mothers will generally be more interrupted than fathers during the lockdown, with their work more greatly impacted.

Women are in charge of the childcare

No, working mothers and fathers are equally impacted

Due to the current circumstances created by the coronavirus, many families are locked down at home. Therefore, mothers and fathers alike are being forced to both parent and work from home 24/7. As both parents are working from home, and under the assumption the time they spend child-rearing and working is roughly equal, there is then an equal chance of being interrupted by their children.

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