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16
Jan

Two reasons 'improved' childcare does not mean better childcare in Hong Kong

The government’s pledge to “improve” childcare services has undercut its achievement on pro-child policies. It must boost staffing ratios, for a start EXCERPTS One of the key achievements of...
09
Jan

Fathers' parental leave-taking, childcare involvement and mothers' labor market participation

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09
Jan

Combatting child poverty: An issue of fundamental rights

Overview  Almost 25 million children under 18 are at risk of poverty or social exclusion in the EU. Poverty deprives children of educational opportunities, childcare, access to health care, adequate food and housing,...
09
Jan

2018 Report on equality between women and men in the EU

Overview 
09
Jan

Make gender inequality history: Recommendations from the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada's G7 Presidency

Executive summary 
09
Jan

The early years are getting increasing attention

EXCERPTS At turner elementary school in south-east Washington, dc, about 15 well-turned-out five-year-olds sit on a mat in an immaculate classroom, bellowing out an uplifting song about being ready for school and...
09
Jan

Liberals told to rethink child care policy to claim to be 'feminist government'

EXCERPTS Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's efforts to run a feminist government should take an extra step to create a universal daycare system, and prevent the funding from being lost in electoral politics, says a leading...
08
Jan

Late government payments causing major financial burden for Okanagan daycares

EXCERPTS It was put in place last spring in an effort to offset daycare costs. The provincial government’s child care fee reduction initiative can reduce daycare costs for parents by up to $350 each month. The money is...
08
Jan

UP's women civil servants criticise Modi gov't 'sexist' childcare leave policy

Sixty women officers have slammed govt move to include only single men in childcare leave policy as being “against the spirit of equality”. EXCERPTS New Delhi: A group of 60 women civil...
08
Jan

Cap doesn't fit for paid parental leave

Maximum parental leave payments compare poorly both internationally and with ACC so let’s consider other options, writes Suzy Morrissey. EXCERPTS As part of the Government’s families package...

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