How to Transform Childcare in Latin America

Americas Quarterly (22/10/2020), Estados Unidos.
Por Leonie Rauls y Roberto Simon.

The pandemic has reinforced how critical this question is for everyone. In Latin America, the challenge may be new to some parents who could afford private daycares or had access to good public options, and now spend hours on Zoom classes with their young kids. However, for millions of others across the region — particularly among lower-income families — the drastic impact on mothers’ careers of a lack of access to early education is not at all a new story.