D. Peetz et al., (The Conversation, 10 marzo 2022)
If one possibly positive thing came out of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the impetus it gave to letting people work from home.
Many see working from home as benefiting women workers. The logic is they can combine a career with the responsibilities of looking after children. But not enough thought has been given to how this could make things worse, not better, for many women.
We wanted to know how working from home during the pandemic affected men and women, including their productivity at work. We surveyed 11,288 people working in 14 universities across Canada and Australia, including 3,480 academics.
Our interest was sparked by an early observation by an editor of a British scholarly journal that journal submissions by women academics had fallen significantly…
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