Invisible Women is the story of what happens when we forget to account for half of humanity. It is an exposé of how the gender data gap harms women when life proceeds, more or less as normal. It explores many walks of life, including in urban planning, politics and the workplace.
I read this with my book club last month and it opened my eyes to how the default systems in society are often harmful to women.
There is no such thing as a woman who doesn’t work. There is only a woman who isn’t paid for her work.
Globally, 75% of unpaid work is done by women, who spend between three and six hours per day on it compared to men’s average of thirty minutes to two hours.Read more...