TITLE

Government policies and babies

AUTHOR(S)
Lopata, Peg
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
Mothering;Winter93, Issue 69, p111
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a comparison of government policies on maternity leave benefits among Western nations in tabular form. Country; Date of policy; Length of leave; Availability to fathers; Supplementary benefits; Sweden ranking first with 18 months length of leave and 6-hour workday until child turns 8.
ACCESSION #
9402235170

 

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