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Women with children who telework bear most of the stress caused by confinement

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Cristina Benlloch and Empar Aguado, professors in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the University of Valencia, and the political scientist-jurist Anna Aguado are conducting research to learn how confinement affects teleworking and conciliation in family units. With telephone interviews and an online voluntary survey, they conclude, among other observations, that it is mainly mothers who monitor the scholar situation of their children and that in some cases women are having to facilitate telework for their partners. Read More