Shared Parental Leave (SPL) Learning from other EU countries and how it can equalise care directly after the birth of a child

Gender equality in the workplace cannot be achieved until there is equality at home. One of the biggest barriers to equality at home is the unequal sharing of childcare and the parental policies which enforce it[i]. This factsheet demonstrates how we can learn from the EU countries leading the way.


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[i] The World Bank, 2014, Women, Business and the Law 2014.