Mothers' & fathers' paid work grossly over-stated by daycare proponents

Mothers’ & fathers’ paid work grossly over-stated by daycare proponents: About 1/2 of mothers and 2/3 of fathers do paid work on an average day

June 1, 2017. Patricia Houle, Martin Turcotte, and Michael Wendt. Statistics Canada – report: “Changes in parents’ participation in domestic tasks and care for children from 1986 to 2015

The percentage of mothers who had done paid work or looked for work, on an average day, increased from 36% in 1986 to 47% in 2015. In contrast, this proportion decreased for fathers, from 69% in 1986 to 64% in 2015.” – partnered parents with children 12 and under

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