If childcare is ‘women’s work’, why are we letting men decide?

Women have historically been the ones with primary responsibility for caring and raising children.

Why are the women of Australia letting the blokes do all the talking about childcare? Why would a woman want to be a member of parliament? Outnumbered, sidelined and if they are lucky enough to score ministerial responsibilities it’s almost always a “softer” portfolio. Like childcare.

About Lisa Bryant

Lisa Bryant is a journalist and early childhood education consultant. She is a regular media commentator on early childhood education and childcare matters, and how this is affected by government policy.
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