Journalist Bryce Covert covered the Caring Economy Campaign’s forthcoming Social Wealth Economic Indicators this week in Think Progress, in her piece, How Measuring the Economy Differently Could Increase Gender Equality. She highlights the massive potential to empower women and families with new ways of guiding policy and measuring economic competitiveness.
Riane Eisler explains, “from a gender lens, the fact that this kind of information, the value of care work, is not measured is disastrous…”, continuing with elaborating on how the SWEIs are meant to “create a shift in what we consider productive and valuable. It goes right to the heart of the devaluation of women…”.
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