According to Cabinet Resolution No. 19 of 2006, ministries and other Government institutions with more than 50 female employees should set up crèches or nurseries at their headquarters for their employees' children. The directive to establish on-site nurseries aims to support working women and lead them to be more productive by providing them the comfort of having their children in a facility close by which is safe and offers a nurturing environment.
Regulations concerning nurseries
- Federal Law No. 5 of 1983 on Child Care Nurseries
- Ministerial Decision No. 1 of 1989 for the implementation of the Federal Law No. 5 issued in 1983 on Child Care Nurseries
- Council of Minister Decision No. 19 of 2006 regarding the establishment of child care centres in Government departments and public institutions for the provision of care for the children of female workers
- Ministerial Resolution No. (57) of 2016 on the Methodology of organizing Nursery Fees (Arabic only)