Parents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another child and men’s desire for more children dropped, a study in Spain has found. The progressive reform towards gender equality may have changed the way men in the Mediterranean country see fertility. The introduction of paternity leave in Spain, like in other countries, was part of a set of policies designed to promote gender equality both in the labor market and at home, said Libertad González, one of the researchers behind the report. It was also to promote fertility. “Spain is a low-fertility country,” González said. But it seemed […]
While the fight for maternity leave raged (who are we kidding—rages), paternity leave seemed a topic for the proverbial back burner. Or maybe not even a topic of discussion at all for most hard-working businessmen. Kind of a longstanding and unspoken tradition of, “Well duh. It’s my wife who had the baby, why should I stay home, too?” But thanks be to Dove for changing all that in 2019. Likely due to a newer wave of fatherhood (#praise) where women and men share more and more responsibilities of child-rearing equally, Dove has responded by putting $1M where their mouth is. Which […]
@KensingtonRoyal/Twitter After a five month maternity leave from giving birth to Prince Louis in April 2018, the Duchess of Cambridge is back to work. The Duchess visited Sayers Croft Trust Forest School and Wildlife Garden on Tuesday to learn about the effect that forest schools have on children’s mental health. The four and five year old students at St Augustine’s CE Primary School in Kilburn, London awaited Kate with hugs as she arrived, eager to show her around. As a mother of young children herself, the Duchess was hands-on as they went on a mini beast hunt (or bug). The Duchess was overheard saying […]
IMAGE fizkes/iStock After repeated calls to pass the proposed measure to give new mothers more time to recuperate and to care for their newborns, the House of Representatives finally did so on August 28, 2018, after second reading, the Philippine News Agency reports. The passage of House Bill No, 4113, otherwise known as the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill or the “100-day Maternity Leave Law” comes more than a year since the Senate approved its version. Senate Bill No. 1305, also known as the Extended Maternity Leave Act was passed in March 2017. HB No. 411 consolidates 15 bills that seek to […]
KUALA LUMPUR (March 8): Nestlé (Malaysia) Bhd has unveiled its new maternity policy for adoptive parents and primary caregivers, with a leave package of up to six months. In a statement today, the firm said this was in line with its decision to enhance its overall parental leave benefits in Malaysia, which also include maternity and paternity leave benefits. Under Nestlé’s enhanced Parental Leave Policy, new mothers are entitled to paid and unpaid maternity leave of up to 180 days and new fathers are offered a week of paternity leave. These enhanced parental leave benefits now places Nestlé as one […]
IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11210 (AN ACT INCREASING THE MATERNITY LEAVE PERIOD TO ONE HUNDRED FIVE (105) DAYS FOR FEMALE WORKERS WITH AN OPTION TO EXTEND FOR AN ADDITIONAL THIRTY (30) DAYS WITHOUT PAY, AND GRANTING AN ADDITIONAL FIFTEEN (15) DAYS FOR SOLO MOTHERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES) Pursuant to Section 19 of Republic Act No. 11210 or An Act Increasing the Maternity Leave Period to One Hundred Five (105) Days for Female Workers with an Option to Extend for an Additional Thirty (30) Days Without Pay, and Granting an Additional Fifteen (15) Days for Solo […]
With the 14th general elections (GE14) drawing closer than ever, many Malaysians are gearing up by learning about what each party has to offer before going out to cast their votes on polling day. This content was originally published here.
A day after Mayor de Blasio spent more than half his State of the City speech touting his great accomplishments on behalf of New Yorkers, a pregnant FDNY worker called into his WNYC radio show to ask why she doesn’t get any paid maternity leave. A woman named Jesse, who said she works as a trauma specialist for the Fire Department, said she’s puzzled why private workers get a benefit that she doesn’t under the New York State Paid Family Leave Act. “How is the state and the city government implementing an act that requires private employers to provide something […]
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The reason Kate’s maternity leave is different with youngest son Prince Louis The Duchess of Cambridge isn’t expected to be seen out in public for official engagements until the autumn Kate Middleton is on maternity leave after giving birth to Prince Louis but it has been different from when she had Prince George and Princess Charlotte The is on maternity leave following the birth of son in April, and isn’t expected to be seen at any official royal engagements until the autumn. However, unlike with her elder two children , now five, and three-year-old , Kate has done things slightly […]