If you’re worried about gender equality in caregiving, here’s some advice: get a dog.
Analysis of recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics reveals that among people who take care of pets, duties are essentially divided evenly, with men actually averaging a couple more minutes a day on pet-related chores than women. But despite the old adage that pets are good practice for parenthood, the gender gap in child care in the United States tells a very different story.
The above excerpt was originally published in The Huffington Post.
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