Women do unpaid work 3.5 times more than men: BBS
Dhaka 19 May 2019
Women in Bangladesh do three and a half hours of unpaid household chores in a day on average, including cooking, washing clothes, daily shopping, rearing children, sending them to school and bringing them home etc. On the contrary, men, on an average do only one hour of work a day. Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) published ‘Gender Statistics Bangladesh 2008’ on Wednesday, where it compared men and women of Bangladesh in 52 indexes. And found almost in every point women are lagged behind the men.