Fathers' rights to paid parental leave in the Nordic countries: consequences for the gendered division of leave

@article{Haas2011FathersRT,
  title={Fathers' rights to paid parental leave in the Nordic countries: consequences for the gendered division of leave},
  author={L. Haas and T. Rostgaard},
  journal={Community, Work & Family},
  year={2011},
  volume={14},
  pages={177 - 195}
}
European Union policy encourages men and women to share parental leave to balance work and family life and promote gender equality in the labor market. A new directive extends parental leave to four months and introduces a quota, so one month is reserved for each parent. This article explores to what extent government-provided, paid parental leave and quotas for fathers could bring about equality in the division of leave between men and women by focusing on the pioneers in the field, the Nordic… Expand
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