Pinyin/Girls spend 40% more time on chores than boys

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Unicef said Girls between 5 and 14 years old spend 40 percent more time a day on unpaid household chores compared to boys their age. In all, girls spend 160 million more hours than boys doing household chores everyday worldwide.

Liánhéguó Errtorng Jījīn-huì biǎoshì, 5 zhì 14 suì de nǚhái, bǐqǐ tóngniánlíng d nánhái, yītiān duō huā 40% d shíjiān cóngshì méiyǒu zhīxīn d jiāwù. Zǒngjì, quánqiú nǚhái měitiān bǐ nánhái duō huā 1 yì 6000 wahn'g xiǎoshí zài jiawuh shàng.


Two out of three girls cook and clean in the home, and almost half collect water or firewood. They also perform more "less visible" domestic work like childcare or looking after the elderly. The organization also found that the extra workload increased with time: between ages five and nine, girls spend 30% more time on chores - by 14, it rises to 50%.

Yǒu 3 fēnzhī 2 d nǚhái zàijiā pēngzhǔ hé dǎsǎo, érqiě jīhū jìn bànshù dōu yǒu shōují yòngshuǐ hé cháihuǒ. Tāmen yě cóngshì gèng duō "jiào bù míngxiǎn" d jiāwù, xiàngshì zhàogù xiǎohái huò lǎorén. Gāi zǔzhī yě fāxiàn, éwài d gōngzuò fùdān yě huì suízhe shíjiān zēngjiā: 5 Zhì 9 suì d nǚhái duō huā 30% shíjiān zài jiāshì shàng, dàole 14 suì zé zēng zhì 50%.


The countries with the highest gender gap are Burkina Faso, Yemen, and Somalia. In Somalia, girls between 10 and 14 years old spend 26 hours a week on household chores - the most of any country.

Xìngbié chājù zuìdà d guójiā shì Burkina Faso, Yemen, her Somalia. Zài Somalia, 10 zhì 14 suì d nǚhái yīzhōu yào huā 26 xiǎoshí cóngshì jiāwù, shì suǒyǒu guójiā zhīzuì.


"Girls sacrifice important opportunities to learn, grow and enjoy their childhood. This unequal distribution of labour among children also perpetuates gender stereotypes and the double burden on women and girls across generations." Unicef’s Anju Malhotra said.

Liánhéguó Errtorng Jījīn-huì d Anju Malhotra biǎoshì: "Nǚhái xīshēng xuéxí, chéngzhǎng hé xiǎngshòu tóngnián d zhòngyào jīhuì. Értóng shēnshang d zhehzhoong bù píngděng láolì fēnpèi, yě huì chíxù cùchéng xìngbié kèbǎn yìnxiàng, bìng jiāzhòng kuà shìdài nǚxìng hé nǚhái d fùdān."