With more Indonesian families coming to rely on two incomes to make ends meet, parents need a helping hand from government and employers when it comes to childcare, Michelle Andrina and Sylvia Andriyani Kusumandari write.
The struggle for adequate childcare in Indonesia
Breaking the ‘glass ceiling’ in Indonesian politics
How social protection can create a more equal Indonesia
Flexibility for women in Indonesia’s labour market
To help Indonesian women stay in the formal labour market after their first child, policymakers should invest in affordable childcare, transport, and Internet infrastructure to provide greater flexibility, Sarah Xue Dong and Nurina Merdikawati write.
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