A woman holds a child as she stands in a queue in Mumbai amid India’s coronavirus lockdown. Photo: EPA A woman holds a child as she stands in a queue in Mumbai amid India’s coronavirus lockdown. Photo: EPA
A woman holds a child as she stands in a queue in Mumbai amid India’s coronavirus lockdown. Photo: EPA

India’s coronavirus lockdown is forcing women to do all the work

  • Before the nationwide lockdown was imposed in March, many middle and upper middle class families were used to having at least one domestic helper
  • Now, working women have been left shouldering the burden of managing the house and caring for their family – all on top of their regular jobs

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A woman holds a child as she stands in a queue in Mumbai amid India’s coronavirus lockdown. Photo: EPA A woman holds a child as she stands in a queue in Mumbai amid India’s coronavirus lockdown. Photo: EPA
A woman holds a child as she stands in a queue in Mumbai amid India’s coronavirus lockdown. Photo: EPA
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