Who Cares? Demand, Supply, and Options for Expanding Childcare Availability in Kosovo

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In Kosovo, women’s labour force participation rate is among the lowest in the world: 18.1%. Several studies have shown that care responsibilities at home contribute to women’s low participation. This paper examines covered and uncovered demand for childcare services in Kosovo; the availability of public and private care services; and diverse stakeholders’ perspectives regarding options for establishing more, sustainable childcare services.