The government's emergency relief package for childcare centres has kept many from collapsing financially due to COVID-19. The transition to other arrangements must be slow and carefully managed.
Green drinks and meditation won't solve the childcare crisis for women - we need free universal childcare to stay.
Childcare will be free for many Australian parents to help families and a struggling sector through the COVID-19 crisis. But there is much confusion around how this new system works.
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.
Labour and the Liberal Democrats go further than the current system but would still leave the UK lagging behind many of its international peers.
Excluding high earning dads from paid parental leave is not the answer.
Mexico is the second most dangerous country for women in Latin America. Yet the new government is slashing funding for programs meant to protect and empower women.