Gender Inequality

Women are burning out doing invisible 'office housework'

A new study highlights specific issues women face in the workplace. Image: UNSPLASH/Christina @ wocintechchat.com

Victoria Masterson

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a chart showing that women at work are managing more “emotional labour”
Women at work are managing more “emotional labour”. Image: Women in the Workplace 2021, McKinsey & Company/LeanIn.org

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a chart showing that more women report feeling burned out often or almost always.
More women report feeling burned out often or almost always. Image: Women in the Workplace 2021, McKinsey & Company/LeanIn.org
a chart showing that the work women do to support wellbeing, diversity, equity and inclusion is seen as vital – but is only formally recognized by about a quarter of companies.
The work women do to support wellbeing, diversity, equity and inclusion is seen as vital – but is only formally recognized by about a quarter of companies. Image: Women in the Workplace 2021, McKinsey & Company/LeanIn.org

a chart showing how women are still underrepresented in management, with only 4% of women of colour
Women are still underrepresented in management, with only 4% of women of colour. Image: Women in the Workplace 2021, McKinsey & Company/LeanIn.org

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