Pandemic could lead to most profound shift in parenting roles since WWII, say experts

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Pandemic could lead to most profound shift in parenting roles since WWII, say experts

Men spending more time with their children and businesses seeing economic benefits of flexible working

The year 2020 has been transformative for how society sees fatherhood, and could produce the most profound shift in caring responsibilities since the second world war, according to researchers, business leaders and campaigners.

Research has shown that while women bore the brunt of extra childcare during the initial coronavirus lockdown and are being disproportionately impacted by the economic fallout, there has been also a huge surge in the number of hours men are spending with their children.

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Source : https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/nov/19/pandemic-could-lead-to-most-profound-shift-in-parenting-roles-since-wwii-say-experts-coronavirus