Argentina: Parliament examining text aimed at extending maternity and paternity leave

Argentina's Parliament has begun examining the government’s ambitious ‘Taking Care, Equally’ project that was presented in 2022 as part of its ‘comprehensive integrated system for Argentina’s care policies’ approach. The cornerstone of the text centres on longer leave periods for mothers and co-parents following childbirth.

Through Flora Genoux. Published on 25 May 2023 Ă  11h21 - Update on 25 May 2023 Ă  11h21

With this text, the government hopes to achieve both a better division of labour within the home as well as gender equality at work. “The initiative seeks to recognize everyone’s right to receive and provide care, as well as to make manifest the social and economic value of this work in the home,…

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