Illegal creche in Geneva closed down

Illegal creche in Geneva closed down

Feb. 14, 2020, 10:17 a.m.
A private creche has been closed down in Geneva after authorities discovered the staff were not qualified and there w...
UNESCO calls for more affordable early education

UNESCO calls for more affordable early education

Feb. 28, 2019, 10:11 a.m.
The UN body UNESCO is calling on the Swiss government to do more for pre-school children.
Tens of thousands of children at risk in Switzerland

Tens of thousands of children at risk in Switzerland

June 14, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Up to 50,000 children are listed as at risk of abuse every year in Switzerland.    
Government plans to cut childcare support

Government plans to cut childcare support

May 17, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
The government is withdrawing support to boost childcare in the country. The Federal Council says it’s up to th...
Geneva looks to tackle crèche crises

Geneva looks to tackle crèche crises

Oct. 17, 2017, 6:51 a.m.
Canton Geneva is examining a proposal to increase crèche space. It’s estimated the canton needs another ...
Swiss parliament agrees to subsidise childcare

Swiss parliament agrees to subsidise childcare

May 4, 2017, 6:38 a.m.
Switzerland’s massive childcare costs could come down after parliament agreed to subsidies of almost CHF 100m.
Investigation into sex assault claims at Lausanne crèche

Investigation into sex assault claims at Lausanne crèche

March 16, 2017, 5:34 a.m.
A police investigation is underway following allegations of sexual assault on children at a crèche in Lausanne...
Fewer than 2 in 5 kids go to nursery in Switzerland

Fewer than 2 in 5 kids go to nursery in Switzerland

Oct. 3, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
A report out today says that less than 40% of pre-school children, up to three years old, go to a nursery or a child ...
Schaffhausen police rescue 2 year old in car

Schaffhausen police rescue 2 year old in car

Sept. 21, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
Passers-by discovered a screaming two-year-old boy alone in a parked car shortly after midnight on Sunday in a town i...
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