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Australia's parental leave policy and gender equality: an international comparison

Ray Broomhill and Rhonda Sharp
Australian Workplace Innovation and Social Research Centre (WISeR), The University of Adelaide
978-0-9871950-9-8

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Parental Leave Report  [PDF]  (335.22K)

This study examines Australia's new paid and unpaid parental leave provisions and compares them to recent developments in a number of European countries. Increasingly, gender equity goals have been incorporated in the formulation of the policy approaches within a number of these countries. In recent times the EU has been a powerful driver of incorporating gender equality goals in work and family policy areas.

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