In Austria the gender-related division of labour regarding household work, but also between domestic work and employment is unequally distributed. The male breadwinner model still describes the current situation of gender roles. Women are responsible for most of the domestic work and the child care which, if they are also in employment, burdens them with additional work in comparison to men. Until 2000 legal regulations for parental leave were primarily focused on women which reinforced the traditional gender roles. Since then incentives for parental leave for fathers have been introduced but so far the situation has not really changed at all. Among other things it is necessary to close the gender pay gap to achieve equality in division of labour.