Cultures of Care: On Gender And Autonomy

This is the second article in the three part series on Care Economy. Click to read the first article. Gender has played a galvanizing role in the division of labor from time immemorial. From agrarian communities to modern age societies, economic development has formed its base by leveraging women as tools of production. Remarkable agents of change, women have consistently been robbed of their basic human rights due to a complete failure – on a global scale – to recognize their toils and hard work inside as well as outside their homes. Those in power have always been quick to shape a mindset that endorsed gender-based inequalities; stemming from – among other factors – lack of recognition of women’s labor. … Continue reading Cultures of Care: On Gender And Autonomy