paternity leave

Definition

Paternity leave usually refers to a fixed amount of leave that the father of a child may take at the time of birth, or to fixed amounts of time in any year or period of years.

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Source(s)

European Commission (1998). 100 Words for Equality: A Glossary of Terms on Equality between Women and Men.

URI: http://eige.europa.eu/taxonomy/term/1315