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Dear Men, Please Stop Wearing Fake Baby Bumps and Change a Diaper Instead

The unpaid labor gap between Japanese men and women is one of the largest in the world, with women spending nearly four times as much time on caretaking and more than eight times as much time on housework than men. In an attempt to nudge couples closer to domestic parity, governors of various prefectures in southwest Japan launched the Kyushu Yamaguchi Work Life Promotion Campaign, which, according to Reuters, “hopes to encourage the nation’s notoriously workaholic men to adopt a more balanced life and share household chores.
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