COVID-19 has spotlighted structural injustice inherent in child care in Canada. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to work together, with child care stakeholders, to redress this injustice.
Victoria's closure of child-care services may be necessary, but it will put pressures on parents and likely drive down women's workforce participation.
Canadian fathers increased their share of work at home — in housework and in child care — in the early days of the pandemic as work and routines put pressures on the family.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
In about two in three US families with two parents, both are working or looking for a job. That makes caring for kids when schools and day care providers are closed hard if not impossible.
As Canada responds to the pandemic, there is a risk that women who lead businesses will lose the traction they have gained on gender and diversity.
As child-care centres start to reopen after the coronavirus disruption, planning needs to include disabled children so as not to further exacerbate existing inequities.
Canada could emerge from this pandemic with a better quality, expanded and more efficient child-care system nationwide while making an investment with returns in the future.
A scholar and mother of a young child who is now working at home explores what's called the 'work-family conflict' – and finds that's the wrong label for the impossible choices faced by parents.
Tens of millions of Americans who have been telecommuting during the pandemic may have to head back to the office as governors lift stay-at-home orders. Here's what you can do if you'd rather not.
There is a strong economic case for a higher child-care subsidy to help rebuild the Australian economy after the coronavirus crisis.
During this outbreak, parents are suffering. They are dealing with one of the most consequential impacts on psychological health amongst the modern-day workforce: work-family conflict.
Women have always done the lion's share of the "invisible" caring work at home: the impact of coronavirus may force all of that to change.
Closing schools and childcare might take 30% of Australia's health care workers offline. Here's a way to keep them working.
Nutrition policies offer the chance for us to think differently about men and women's roles in society.
Biden, Sanders, Warren and other candidates are calling for far more federal spending for schools in low-income areas.
Quality preschool can deliver $2 for every $1 from government. But families are paying more for it than if they sent their child to private primary school. Some forego quality for affordability.
The promotion of white middle-class ideas and lifestyles in children's books risks alienating children from minority groups. It could also give white middle-class children a sense of superiority.
Stay-at-home parents have a hard time reentering the workforce after spending time away.
Many families already shop around for childcare and still face major barriers such as availability. And shopping around is not a realistic option for many living in disadvantaged areas.