Parental leave is granted to parents, usually after maternity and paternity leave, allowing mothers and fathers to take care of their young children without losing their jobs. Such a policy exists in all EU Member States and in Cyprus it is called Γονική άδεια. The policy design and eligibility rules vary across the EU and not all women and men in the EU are eligible for parental leave.

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Factsheet: Who is eligible for parental leave in the EU-28?

Factsheets: Eligibility for parental leave in EU Member States