Thursday 22 March 2018

Aoife Drew: French 'nanny state' has the right idea, and it works

We are supposed to be family focused but we could learn a lot from childcare in France

Aoife Drew

Aoife Drew

IN the aftermath of last week's Prime Time expose on creches in Ireland, we see clearly that families are being shafted. Not only are they shafted on the quality of the childcare, but they are paying huge sums of money for the privilege.

And in the fallout, who is going to suffer? Women.

Women will be made to feel even more that they have to choose between their children and their careers, a choice that would not even arise if high quality, low cost childcare was available.

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