Tag: Childcare

A 6-point plan to make kids men’s business

First published by The Hoopla, 6 March 2015 This International Women’s Day I have one wish: that we start making caring for children men’s business. Honestly, truly, men’s business. If I could wave my feminist wand and make all my equality dreams come true, I would begin by banning all talk about parental leave, childcare and flexible work as if they were only women’s issues, or … Read More A 6-point plan to make kids men’s business

Childcare cuts will send home those who should be in the workforce

First published by the Sydney Morning Herald, 16 January 2012 When a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney surveyed students about their plans for the future, the men spoke of careers but the women also factored in families and children. One said she was planning for a life in the diplomatic corps, where built-in domestic help would allow her to combine a family and … Read More Childcare cuts will send home those who should be in the workforce

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