Parental pay leave
In UK, women lose out on 140 billion pounds a year. Mums receive 52 weeks off and Dads only receive 2 weeks
To enhance bond with their child
Benefits the family/ improves couple’s relationship (17% have a better relationship)
Wives feel healthier (4000 women without paternal leave felt ill or depressed more likely)
Dad’s are more involved (25% more change nappies)
Early years of toddlers growth, and requires more than 2 weeks
How it works in UK
You and your partner may be able to get Shared Parental Leave (SPL) and Statutory Shared Parental Pay (ShPP) if you’re having a baby or adopting a child.
You can share up to 50 weeks of leave and up to 37 weeks of pay between you.
You need to share the pay and leave in the first year after your child is born or placed with your family.
You can use SPL to take leave in blocks separated by periods of work, or take it all in one go. You can also choose to be off work together or to stagger the leave and pay.
To get SPL and ShPP, you and your partner need to:
To raise awareness of shared parental leave amongst parents or future parents and allow them to share their views around their workplace and surroundings anonymously. We run campaign called #5050 to encourage parents in every countries to share their time 50/50 for being parent.