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Laws every women should know about in relation to safety ...

As per Census 2011, the total number of female workers in India is 149.8 million and female workers in rural and urban areas are 121.8 and 28.0 million respectively. Many working women face sexual harassment at the workplace on a ...
Maternity Benefits

From Maternity Benefits to Paternity Benefits

In 1976, Sweden became the first country in the world to introduce paid paternity leave. Over the years, attitudes towards paternity leave have seen a considerable change and fathers taking leave to take care of their children is increasingly becoming ...
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A guide to compliance with the Maternity Benefits (Amendment) Act, ...

What is the Amendment Act? On 3rd April 2017, the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 was amended and given Presidential assent. The changes made to the Maternity Benefits Act, 1961 have been made to encourage women’s participation in labor force and to ...
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Maternity Benefits for Indian Women: Changes in the Maternity Benefit ...

On the recommendations of the 44th, 45th and 46th sessions of the Indian Labor Conference convened by the Ministry of Labor and Employment, as well as in line with recommendations made by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, the Maternity Benefit ...
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Impact of amendments in Maternity Benefits Act on Women Leadership ...

Women constitute almost half the population of India (48%) and yet women’s labor force participation rate fell from 34.8% in 1990 to just 26.7% in 2014. Women are often overlooked for certain jobs due to their gender, and subject to ...
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Best Maternity Benefits offered by Companies Globally

It is no secret that the United States, along with Papua New Guinea, is one of the very few countries across the world that does not have the amenity of paid maternity leave for employees as a mandatory liability on ...
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Maternity Benefits and other Workplace Amenities across the World

Perspectives on maternity benefits vary across different regions. The benefit of paid leave without having to worry about losing your job may seem like a must-have right in a particular country, while in another, the same could be seen as ...
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