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12
Dec

Daddy's home: fathers and the paternity leave dilemma

Generous paid paternity leave has arrived in Ireland but, while interest is rising, it won't revolutionise family life any time soon EXCERPTS This year, we saw three multinational firms...
11
Dec

Qualities for early childhood care and education in an age of increasing superdiversity and decreasing biodiversity

Excerpted from Abstract
11
Dec

The toll of parenting on the American woman’s workweek

Though they pick up more hours than ever, mothers’ proportion in the workforce has stalled, finds a new report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research. EXCERPTS More women than ever...
11
Dec

Work-life balance: New leave rules for family care

Excerpted from Briefing Introduction
11
Dec

Gender inequality, work hours, and the future of work

Excerpted from Executive Summary Gender differences in paid and unpaid time at work are an important aspect of gender inequality. Women tend to spend more time on unpaid household and family care work, and men spend...
11
Dec

Leaving my baby at day care after maternity leave felt like a gut-punch, but I am ‘lucky’

EXCERPTS My baby girl was less than 12 pounds when I left her. She couldn’t sit up. She could only lift her head. And my breastmilk was keeping her alive.  It took a year to conceive her and nine months to grow her...
11
Dec

Province and UBC fund major daycare expansion

More families will have access to high-quality child care services at UBCO EXCERPTS The University Children’s Learning Centre at UBC’s Okanagan campus will soon add space for 20 more children...
11
Dec

Is the ‘quality’ of preschool childcare, measured by the qualifications and pay of the childcare workforce, improving in Britain?

Abstract
11
Dec

Child care sector feels the squeeze in Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

There are five children for every licensed child care space in the ACRD EXCERPTS The Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) does not have enough child care spaces. This was confirmed by...
11
Dec

Governor Cuomo announces federal funding to expand child care assistance program

EXCERPTS A total of $20 million in federal funding is going toward the expansion of the Child Care Assistance program in New York State. Governo Andrew Cuomo made the announcement on Tuesday. The funding will be...

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