For those who are interested in the issue of women and childcare, here’s a few resources:

Rich countries contribute an average of $14,000 per year for a toddler’s care, compared with $500 in the U.S. The Democrats’ spending bill tries to shrink the gap.


Child Care Choices of Low-Income, Immigrant Families with Young Children

Children of immigrants account for one in four children under age 6 in the United States. 1 Their families are disproportionately more likely to be poor, have parents with low educational attainment, and speak languages other than English at home (Fortuny, Hernandez, and Chaudry 2010). In part because of this socioeconomic disadvantage, children of immigrants from some world regions, particularly Mexico and Central America, start school at a learning disadvantage relative to their US-born peers (Crosnoe and Turley 2011).