Safeguarding the health of expectant and nursing mothers and protecting them from job discrimination is a precondition for achieving genuine equality of opportunity and treatment for men and women at work and enabling workers to raise families in conditions of security.
The study reviews national law and practice on both maternity and paternity at work in 185 countries and territories including leave, benefits, employment protection, health protection, breastfeeding arrangements at work and childcare.
ILC Radio Round-up
Day 11: ILO Director-General Guy Ryder hails ‘triumph of tripartism’ at closing of 104th International Labour Conference
13 June 2015
International Women’s Day 2015
06 March 2015
Maternity at work
Unpaid maternity leave: the harsh reality for many working women