Inclusion in workforce is impossible without affordable childcare

Aswathy Prasad
3 min readDec 25, 2022

Investing in childcare can be a key strategy for promoting gender equality.

I took a maternity leave of 1 year. When I planned to return to work, the number one worry was childcare. I can imagine it is the same for a lot of working mothers out there in the world. Childcare affordability is an issue that has long been a concern for parents, particularly for mothers who are looking to return to the workforce after having children. For many families, the high cost of childcare can be a significant barrier to mothers…

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Aswathy Prasad

AWS Solutions Architect | Engineer | interested in quirky stories | writes about experiences, learnings and feelings |afraid of uselessness