The second scenario, "broken stairs", refers to the situation of women from low-middle income households who have a certain level of education and enter the market, but to precarious or poor quality jobs and with little social mobility. These women mobile phone number list often have to opt for lower-quality or informal jobs due to the lack of accessible and quality care services, or they turn to relatives such as daughters or grandmothers. Lastly, the "sticky floors" scenario describes the situation of women with lower incomes and low levels of education who have greater difficulties in mobile phone number list entering the labor market, associated with their family obligations and early family formation.
The effect of the pandemic and the socioeconomic crisis mobile phone number list associated with it is not homogeneous in these three contexts, since women in each of these scenarios have different strategies to solve the growing demand for care as a result of social isolation measures and the pressure on their financial security and that of their households due to the economic downturn. As we will see later, it is expected that the most harmful and lasting impacts fall on mobile phone number list women with fewer resources.
In addition to the impact on economic autonomy, the mobile phone number list covid-19 pandemic reveals the absolute centrality of care (paid and unpaid) for our societies and opens an opportunity for its politicization and enhancement. Suddenly, societies consider “essential” the work of caring for sick people, caring for children and/or elderly or disabled adults, work that had been devalued for years by the markets and inadequately subsidized by governments.