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.
Extension of Social Security - Working Paper - ESS 58
Universal Social Protection Floors: Costing Estimates and Affordability in 57 Lower Income Countries
13 December 2017
World Social Protection Report 2017-2019
29 November 2017
Maternity at work
Unpaid maternity leave: the harsh reality for many working women