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National Commission For Women Discusses Extending Paternity Leave, Incentivizing Employers Through The Maternity Benefit Act

National Commission For Women Discusses Extending Paternity Leave, Incentivizing Employers Through The Maternity Benefit Act

Shedding light on the burden of the conversation around maternity and paternity leave, experts at the Final Law Review Consultation discussed Maternity Benefit Act and how the legislation affects women.

19 June 2022
Here Are Seven Things You Should Know Before Buying A Maternity Cover

Here Are Seven Things You Should Know Before Buying A Maternity Cover

Maternity cover in health insurance should be carefully assessed across multiple plans for critical aspects related to coverages, limits, exclusions and other...

09 May 2022

Mother’s Day: 3 Reasons Why It’s Important To Have Maternity Insurance Before Starting A Family

Pregnancy- and delivery-related expenses are increasing. Therefore, it is a must to have adequate maternity insurance as part of retail and corporate health...

Maternity In India Is Under-Insured By Corporates

Maternity In India Is Under-Insured By Corporates

Many companies provide maternity cover for employees but it is usually lower than the actual cost in Tier 1 and metro cities, finds a study

12 April 2022

Pandemic Has Long-Term Impact On Mother And Child Health

Study finds lack of health services led to an increase in maternal deaths, stillbirths and maternal depression.

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26 June 2018
Maternity Bill May Lead To Lesser Women In India's Workforce, Says Report

Maternity Bill May Lead To Lesser Women In India's Workforce, Says Report

Currently, only 27 per cent of total workforce in India is women and 14 per cent of the overall women workforce is employed in the formal sector.




08 February 2018
Women Employees Having Child Through Surrogacy Entitled To 26 Weeks Maternity Leave

Women Employees Having Child Through Surrogacy Entitled To 26 Weeks Maternity Leave

"A female employee, who is the commissioning mother, would be entitled to apply for maternity leave," the court had held.


21 January 2018
Are Indians Mature And Sensitive Enough To Accommodate The Idea Of Menstrual Leave At Workplace?

Are Indians Mature And Sensitive Enough To Accommodate The Idea Of Menstrual Leave At Workplace?

A look at the first-aid box at most work places will tell us how sensitive we are to menstruating women. The box will have band-aids and pain killers but not a...


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05 January 2018
'Not Fully Ready,' Serena Williams Pulls Out Of Australian Open Citing Fitness Concerns

'Not Fully Ready,' Serena Williams Pulls Out Of Australian Open Citing Fitness Concerns

"I can compete - but I don't want to just compete," said the star who made a comeback to the tennis last week just four-and-a-half months after giving birth to...


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