Asian Women Should Lean In -- Toward Norway

New OECD data highlight why Japan and South Korea are hell for women and Norway is heaven.

Head for the fjords, ladies! According to data on time use recently released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, women in Norway had more leisure time than women in any other OECD country: 367 minutes a day. Probably doesn't hurt that Norway has a sovereign wealth fund of around $840 billion, the world's largest, underwriting a generous welfare state. Oh, and did I forget to mention that Norwegian men are also the survey's second-most-helpful around the house (after Danish men), logging 180 minutes per day of unpaid work (shopping, child and elder care, etc.)? Makes me want to go binge-watch "Vikings" ("he slices, dices, and chops -- and in the kitchen, too") to see how they do it.

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