4.1 Orientation to the theme

Learning objectives for this chapter: 

  1. You understand the basic the gender-related inequalities in work & unpaid work and innovation. 
  1. You know how the invisibility of care and unpaid work in the economy causes a gender-related distortion and inequalities in the society. 

Reflect on the questions below to orientate to the upcoming theme of care & work.

What does the word care mean to you? 

  • How is care present in your life? 
  • Do you offer care, are you perhaps dependent on care from others, do you benefit from (public) care services? 
  • What do you care about, and what do you care for?