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Housewife

A woman who stays home while her husband works to earn a living. Housewives generally are responsible for cooking, cleaning and child-rearing. For that reason, they form a strong demographic for products related to these activities. Housewives are less common today as women have gradually entered the workforce and more households have two breadwinners. See also: Housewife time.
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Ultimately it's the mutual relationship of a married couple that determines the desirability of the well-intentioned move of the government to make the house wives of India a secure lot.
Even our house wives and elderly persons could lodge the complaint.
Residents said the house wives spend entire day in cooking meals as it take hours due to low pressure of gas.
Due to supply of polluted water, the house wives are constrained to fetch drinking water from remote areas.
Low gas pressure was creating problems of house wives while there is also apprehend of spread of diseases among minor children.
Later Muhammad Saeed briefed audience including hoteliers, house wives and people belonging to different segments of life about the use and importance of solar energy.
ISLAMABAD -- Due to low gas pressure, the domestic consumers especially house wives are facing a lot of difficulties in cooking and staying warm during chilly weather that has broken record of 50 years in twin cities respectively.
These comments were generally received from house wives and working women despite a lot of criticism from few segments of society.
Amina pointed out that it was very difficult for house wives to perform their routine works due to poisonous smell.
We are forced to arrange our meals at hotels and the unhygienic food being supplied at hotels has committed us to abdominal diseases, said a group of house wives.
They squeeze the gas to cater to their own needs but beyond their needs and we cannot even see our children to have breakfast due to non availability of enough gas supply for big fleecing practice being done by the owners, said a group of house wives.
We don't allow our children to move out of the home in the evening as many incidents of children falling into the ponds of filthy water have occurred, said a group of house wives.