Photo Gallery: Government Childcare Allowance Splits Germany
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Photo Gallery: Government Childcare Allowance Splits Germany

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Letter from Berlin Childcare Draft Law Fuels Feminism Debate in Germany

Chancellor Merkel is intent on establishing a childcare allowance for stay-at-home mothers. Critics, though, say that such a law promotes antiquated views of women's role in society. It is just the latest round in the country's ongoing fight over feminism.