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Benefits of maternity/parental leave in the EU27: literature review

Davaki, Konstantina (2010) Benefits of maternity/parental leave in the EU27: literature review. . European Parliament Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality, Brussels, Belgium.

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Maternity/Parental leave and the relevant benefits constitute important means through which welfare states provide support to families to contribute to social reproduction, to guarantee a good start in life for children, to protect children’s and mothers’ wellbeing and more recently to address current demographic and economic problems and help families achieve work/family balance, a declared EU priority. This note presents the important benefits and the crucial role maternity/parental leave plays on the societal and family level in the context of the EU-27.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
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Additional Information: © 2010 European Parliament
Divisions: LSE Health
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2012 13:58
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 13:17

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