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Purple for Public: September 19th

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Purple for Public: September 19th

Will you join our call for a Public Model of Childcare?

On Tuesday September 19th, the National Women's Council will hold a Day of Action on Public Childcare, and we're inviting all our members and supporters to join us by wearing #PurpleForPublic 

We have long campaigned for a public model which can truly meet the needs of women and families. Lack of access to quality, affordable childcare remains the biggest barrier to women’s participation not only in employment but also in political and social life. A public model of childcare would also deliver better pay and conditions for workers in the early-years sector. 

How can you take part and show your support?

  • Wear something purple
  • Take a photo/video of yourself 
  • Share your story in the caption or via video on your experience of the childcare crisis, why a public model is important to you, and how it would impact your life 
  • Post on social media using the hashtag #PurpleForPublic, and make sure to tag the National Women's Council!

If you can't participate in our campaign, please share our call with your network!

If you'd like to attend our panel discussion on the day in Liberty Hall, you can register for that event here

Starts: 19 September 2023
Ends: 19 September 2023
Location: Liberty Hall and Online