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Haryana to grant maternity leave to both commissioning and surrogate mothers

The officials have been further directed that the “competent authority, based on material placed before it, would decide on the timing and the period for which maternity leave ought to be granted to a commissioning mother who adopts the surrogacy route”.

Haryana: Commissioning and surrogate mothers to get maternity leave

Officials will be required to carry out a “keen and detailed scrutiny” when the leave is sought by a woman employee, who is the commissioning mother, of the pre-natal stage.


Maternity benefits or jobs

A trade-off is not inevitable. We need joint social responsibility, more gender-balanced measures

Paternity leave across all sectors, proposes private member’s bill

The bill based on the lines of the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, would benefit more than 32 crore men in the private and unorganised sector according to Congress MP Rajeev Satav, the backer of the bill.

Surrogate mothers entitled to maternity leave: HC

The Bombay HC, while asking the Central Railway to grant petitioner maternity leave, posted the matter for disposal on March 11.

Health dept plan for staff: Give early proof of pregnancy for maternity leave

The health department took the lead to work on this plan for itself after Gurgaon depicted a rather skewed child sex ratio compared to other places in Haryana, said a senior district administration official.


Maternity leave mapped: How many days are mothers eligible in other countries

We take a look at countries around the globe where mothers are eligible for paid/unpaid leave.

Government proposes increasing maternity leave to eight months

The proposed eight-month maternity leave will include one-month leave before expected delivery date, and seven months after delivery.

Flipkart's new adoption policy: Rs 50,000 allowance, additional leave

According to the new policy, Flipkart will allow its female employees adopting a child below the age of 12 months the same benefits as under maternity leave policy.

Woman seeks maternity leave after begetting child through surrogacy

The petitioner is employed with the Kerala Livestock Development Board under the Animal Husbandry Department.