Australian politics, society & culture

Workers Forgotten In Outrage Over Child Care

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 - 12:22am
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"One of the fundamental and mind-boggling dichotomies of the (childcare) sector is that it was primarily set up to give women choice and enable them to continue their careers while having a family - a choice that men never had to make. And yet the sector is 97 per cent female and beset by incredibly poor wages, poor conditions and a lack of professional recognition."