Child-related leave and women’s labour market outcomes: towards a new paradigm in the European Union?

  title={Child-related leave and women’s labour market outcomes: towards a new paradigm in the European Union?},
  author={M. Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law},
  • M. Rodríguez
  • Published 11 July 2018
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law
ABSTRACTThe current European Union (EU) legislative framework on child-related leave is facilitating an imbalance in the take-up of leave by women over men. There is a consolidated EU right to maternity leave for mothers but there is no parallel EU right to paternity leave for fathers. The EU right to parental leave is for both working mothers and fathers, but its design does not encourage an equal take-up by women and men. The aim of this article is to gain insight into the effects of child… Expand


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