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Women in more job fields, added maternity leave on top Marine’s priority list

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Furthering gender integration in job fields previously closed to women, expanding maternity leave and raising the intellectual bar for infantry troops are among the Marine Corps’ priorities, the service’s top officer said. In a series of posts on Twitter last week, Commandant Gen. David Berger highlighted his “most important matters,” which also include barring officer and enlisted applicants with a prior conviction for gender-based violence and domestic violence. It’s unclear why he chose to highlight the ban on applicants with gender-based or domestic violence convictions, which was the first of the measures he mentioned. His spokesman did not immediately respond […]

2 court cases highlight paternity leave issue in Japan

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He sits in an office of a major Japanese sportswear maker but reports to no one. He is assigned odd tasks like translating into English the manual on company rules like policies on vacations and daily hours, though he has minimal foreign language skills. He was sidelined, he says, as retribution for taking paternity leaves after each of his two sons was born. Now he’s the plaintiff in one of the first lawsuits in Japan over pata-hara, or paternity harassment, as it is known here. The first hearing is scheduled for this week. His case is unusual in a country […]

BBC Breakfast’s Steph McGovern announces final TV appearance before maternity leave | Entertainment Daily

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Pregnant BBC Breakfast star Steph McGovern has announced that she’s about to make her last telly appearance before maternity leave. The TV host, 37, took to Twitter to inform fans that tonight (25.10.19) will be her bump’s “final outing” on TV. Steph is due to host the latest episode of comedy panel show Have I Got News For You. Tonight 9pm on @BBCOne – bump’s final outing on the tellybox 🤰🏼📺 I’m hosting ‘Have I Got News for You’. https://t.co/Wm6EQfOpp2 — Steph McGovern (@stephbreakfast) She tweeted out a link to the BBC website and wrote: “Tonight 9pm on @BBCOne – […]

Todd Piro: My 6 week paternity leave adventure — between bottles and Baby Shark, watching love unfold

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‘Fox & Friends First’ co-host Todd Piro signs off for six weeks of dad time. Six weeks…or as the team on “Fox and Friends FIRST” called it – the “Spring of Todd.”   Playing off the old “Seinfeld” episode called “The Summer of George,” where the character George Costanza plans an activity-filled three months away from work that ultimately ends with him failing to leave his apartment, I told the “FIRST” team – mostly parents themselves — about all the tasks I was going to accomplish during my paternity leave. They laughed…and mocked me for my naivete. And even though I […]

Canadian father sues Japan firm for paternity leave harassment, East Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

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TOKYO (AFP) – A Canadian father who alleges he was bullied and fired by his Japanese employer after he tried to claim paternity leave appeared in a Tokyo court on Wednesday (Oct 9) to pursue his lawsuit against the firm. It is the second paternity leave harassment case to be heard in Japan in recent weeks, casting a rare spotlight on the issue in a country struggling with one of the world’s lowest birth rates. Mr Glen Wood, 49, a resident of Japan for three decades, was working at brokerage house Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities when his son was […]

One-month paternity leave granted for civil servants

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Male civil servants are now permitted to take up to one month paternity leave to support their wives as part of the governments effort to support gender equality. This content was originally published here.

Meghan Markle to go on maternity leave in four weeks with baby ‘due in June’ – Gloucestershire Live

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GET THE LATEST NEWS FROM ACROSS THE COUNTY IN YOUR INBOX When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s second child is expected to be born in early June, according to reports. As the , the couple announced their happy news earlier this year with a black and white photo highlighting Meghan’s bump, and shared the gender during their controversial interview with Oprah Winfrey. In keeping with royal […]

Pakistan’s Bismah Maroof takes indefinite maternity leave as PCB mulls pregnancy provisions in contracts

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Pakistan batting allrounder Bismah Maroof is taking an indefinite break from cricket as she prepares to embrace motherhood. And the PCB is likely to use the opportunity to introduce pregnancy provisions in its central contracts system for the first time. The PCB’s central contracts for its women cricketers doesn’t have any specific clauses covering maternity leaves, but the board is now likely to amend the contracts to offer relevant support to female cricketers in the country. Maroof would, therefore, continue to earn her monthly retainer as per the PCB’s ‘A’ category contracts system and, at the time of absence, be […]

Premature Babies And Maternity Leave

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photographed by Eylul Aslan. Catriona Ogilvy was getting out of bed on a summer morning when, 30 weeks pregnant, her water suddenly broke. There had been no signs her first son would come prematurely but within a few hours, Samuel was born, resuscitated for six minutes and taken to the neonatal care unit. The first time Catriona saw him, he was in an incubator attached to a life support machine and a ventilator that helped him breathe. She was told that while Samuel was fine, he’d have to remain in hospital until around his due date – 10 weeks away. […]

What longer paternity leave did for men in Spain | TreeHugger

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Their opinions shifted on a certain crucial matter. In 2007 the Spanish government implemented a two-week paid leave for fathers of newborn babies. This was doubled in 2017, with an extra week added the following year, bringing the total number of weeks that new fathers are eligible to take to five. Further increases are expected by 2021. There are numerous obvious benefits to programs like this one. It creates a bond between the father and child that lasts, with the father continuing to be more involved in the upbringing of the child in subsequent months and years. It takes some […]