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        7/28/2011, Tammuz 26, 5771

      Parents to Protest High Cost of Raising Kids


      Hundreds of people will participate in a demonstration for yet another social ill – the high cost of raising children. Protesters will gather on Ben-Zion Boulevard in Tel Aviv and march towards City Hall. Most of the parents are expected to be pushing baby carriages.

      Parents participating in the protest are demanding a law that would pay for all day care for children under three years of age. They are also demanding subsidies for products, like diapers and formula, needed by infants.