Here are some examples of Paid Maternity Leave from around the world

(via: srmarymartha)

Here are some examples of Paid Maternity Leave from around the world (Wikipedia):

  • Vietnam: 4–6 months, 100%
  • Pakistan: 12 weeks, 100%
  • Kuwait: 70 days, 100%
  • Afghanistan: 90 days, 100%
  • Morocco: 14 weeks, 100%
  • Kenya: 2 months, 100%
  • Ethiopia: 90 days, 100%
  • Peru: 90 days, 100%
  • Cuba: 18 weeks, 100%
  • Costa Rica: 4 months, 100%
  • Switzerland: 16 weeks, 100%; 8 weeks mandatory
  • Slovenia: 12 months, 100%
  • Norway: 56 weeks/13 months, 80% or 46 weeks, 100%
  • Lithuania: 52 weeks 100% + 52 weeks 85% (either mother or father can take it or take the leave in shifts)
  • Denmark: 52 weeks. 18 to be taken by the mother, 2 weeks by the father, the rest as they see fit, 100%
  • Bulgaria: 1 year 100%; 2nd year at min salary
  • Sweden: 16 months, 77.6% (80% of 97%) up to a ceiling the first 390 days, 90 days at flat rate – shared with father (dedicated 60 days)
  • United States: 0 weeks

U.S.A.!

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