LDP, Komeito vow to tackle day care waiting lists

Mar 25, 2016

LDP, Komeito vow to tackle day care waiting lists

The government and the Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling coalition plan to compile early next week a package of emergency steps aimed at reducing the number of children on day care center waiting lists. The dearth of day care places for children has emerged as ...

Panel calls for more corporate nurseries

Jun 6, 2013

Panel calls for more corporate nurseries

The Regulatory Reform Council proposed Wednesday that more companies and incorporated nonprofit organizations be publicly certified to run nursery schools to end the need for waiting lists for day care. In proposals submitted to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the government council called for fair ...

Feb 28, 2013

Assemblyman's rebuke of moms seeking day care draws outrage

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Mothers should remember that the responsibility of raising children lies first with each household before making “shameless” demands for more nursery schools, a Suginami Ward Assembly member wrote Feb. 21 in his blog, drawing hundreds of angry comments. Yutaro Tanaka, a member of the ...