Speakers will discuss what maternity and paternity benefits are; what maternity protection mechanisms exist across the world (i.e. international trends); how maternity and paternity benefits could improve worker’s protection, business and national economies (i.e. health care, income security, industrial relations, labour market); what advantages social insurance principles have over employers’ liability schemes to finance those benefits; and how these benefits could help extension of social protection and promote female labour force participations.
- Silvia MV Mwansa, Gender and Development Specialist
- Ippei Tsuruga, International Labour Organization
- English, Indonesian