By: Central News Agency
Meanwhile, childcare centers are overcrowded, accepting more than 90 children per day in some cases, as there are no government restrictions in that regard, according to the Childcare Policy Alliance (CPA), a group that is advocating for a national childcare policy.
These problems stem from the shortage of in-home childminders, who number about 26,000 nationwide and are mostly over the age of 50, the CPA said, citing its own data.
"Home-based nannies are not only aging but are in shortage," CPA coordinator Liu Yu-hsiu (劉毓秀) said at a Mother's Day press conference. [FULL STORY]