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Dec

The economics of caregiving for working mothers

Although overwhelmingly employed in caregiving industries, women cannot afford child care Excerpted from the introduction and summary
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Dec

Global Gender Gap Report 2020

Excerpted from the key findings
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Dec

The role of affordable child care in promoting work outside the home

  Excerpted from the executive summary
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Dec

How the language around child care can influence political support

EXCERPTS In this edition of "Bloomberg Equality," Bloomberg Opinion columnist Sarah Green Carmichael discusses the changing language around child care and how it impacts politics. She speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu...
19
Dec

Environmental influences on preschoolers' physical activity levels in various early-learning facilities

Abstract
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Dec

Investing in single mothers' higher education by state

Greater investments in helping single mothers graduate college would benefit their families, their communities, and society as a whole. Excerpted from the summary
18
Dec

Alberta government warns childcare programs will lose grants in spring

EXCERPTS The UCP will be cutting a pair of programs meant to support childcare centres and workers in Alberta. In a letter dated Dec. 11, Alberta Children’s Services said that the Benefit Contribution Grant and the...
18
Dec

Women won't get equal pay for 257 years, new report says

Women have to wait a while for equal pay, a new report says — roughly until the year 2277. EXCERPTS At the current rate of change, the gender gap in economic participation and opportunity won...
18
Dec

GroenLinks wants 3 days of free childcare for every child

EXCERPTS The leader of GroenLinks, Jesse Klaver, wants to put an end to the current childcare allowance benefit (kinderopvangtoeslag). He feels the system they currently use is much too complicated. Instead, he wants to...
18
Dec

Canadian and American moms face equally expensive child care

Many American mothers can't afford child care, either. EXCERPTS According to a new American report, the high cost of child care is a problem for parents everywhere — but especially for...

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