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This Facebook Post About Women Who Do Housework And Have Full-Time Jobs Is Hugely Viral

"I wish just once, I could go home and not have work; that someone would cook for me and pamper me."

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On March 20, Humans Of Bombay uploaded this photo of a woman on her way home from work:

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She said in the post:


"I'm thinking about what to cook for dinner once I get home. I've had an exhausting week, working long hours -- I wish just once, I could go home and not have work; that someone would cook for me and pamper me. Why is it that our house work isn't counted as proper 'work'? Men work 8 hours a day in the office and every minute is accounted for but most of us middle class women work those 8 hour shifts and many hours after and before at home...but that's completely undermined. I don't understand why."

The post has been shared more than 2,000 times since it was uploaded. It resonated with a lot of women:

And several men, too, shared their support:

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