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Bhutan: Reduced Maternity Leave?

Categories: South Asia, Bhutan, Governance, Health, Law, Protest, Youth

Recently Bhutan government has proposed [1] reduction of maternity leave from 3 months to 45 days only in a draft revision of the labor act. Tshokey in Kuzu Bhutan weblog [2] builds a case against the reduction stating why the leave is important for the newborn and the mother and what the international norms are.