SDG 5 · Indicator

Mandatory paid maternity leave


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The mandatory minimum number of calendar days that legally must be paid by the government, the employer or both. It refers to leave related to the birth of a child that is only available to the mother; it does not cover parental leave that is available to both parents.

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World Bank (World Development Indicators)

Mandatory paid maternity leave