Report suggests paternity leave in France be extended

Paternity leave in France - In a report presented to the French government today it has been suggested that paternity leave in France be extended from 11 days to possibly three or four weeks. The report suggests that paternity leave becomes mandatory securing the care of the mother and her newborn after giving birth. Figures currently show that seven out of ten fathers take paternity leave which is currently 11 consecutive days for a single birth and 18 days for a multiple birth.


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