How Much Unpaid Domestic Labour (Mostly Done by Women) Is Actually Worth

And why it’s important that we talk about it

Katie Jgln
The Noösphere
Published in
8 min readApr 24, 2024

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Mainstream economics and politics still largely ignore unpaid (and mostly female) domestic labour.

It’s not included in calculating GDP (even though several other forms of unpaid work are). It’s not visible in any other official figures. It’s…

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