Supporting motherhood – or discouraging parenthood? A curious case of the extended maternity leave in India
The Government of India’s recent move to increase maternity leave may have been a well-intentioned policy, but it has created a gap between costs to a company for male and female employees and reinforced traditional gender roles in childcare. Mitali Nikore analyses the weakness of the policy decision and makes recommendations on how it can be improved.
The Maternity Benefit […]