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Valuing Unpaid Care Work in Bhutan (2020)

Created Sep 22 2023, 8:29 AM by Veronica Del Motto
  • Bhutan
  • Care Economy

In the first study to estimate the market value of unpaid care work in Bhutan, findings from this paper show that it equates to 16% of Gross Domestic Product and over two-thirds of this monetary value is generated by women. One of the many implications is that women are necessarily spending less time on paid work and self-care (personal care and leisure) by spending more than twice as much time as men on unpaid care work. Read More