Lesson 11: Family life

In this lesson we will:

  • Develop an understanding of different perspectives on gender roles and gender equality in the family
  • Developing knowledge about the benefits of equal parenting
  • Developing an understanding of the municipal leisure and recreation offer



Reading/ viewing/ listening

Look through the information via the links. Then answer the study questions (use forms or email):

  1. What does a family structure look like  in Sweden?
  2. Who does what in family life at home-what are the differences between Sweden and your own country?
  3. For example: cooking, cleaning, driving, childcare, having a career, paying the bills etc.
  4. What makes a “good parent?” What is your advice about what parents should and should not do!

Extra Reading (optional)


Household chores statistics (in Swedish) text/reference