Let’s Shift Systems and Promote Childcare as a Vital Public Good

Most interventions are elevating the important agenda of women’s economic empowerment in which providers are viewed as micro-entrepreneurs.[iStockphoto]

Lucy Minayo, Director of NurtureFirst, formerly the Home-Based Childcare Initiative, discussed why childcare is a public good. She argued that governments have the responsibility to support parents to access childcare services and to create accessible childcare infrastructure.