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Equal Rights Are Not Just for Women: Are We Ready for New Paternity Leave Policies in Georgia?

Equal Rights Are Not Just for Women: Are We Ready for New Paternity Leave Policies in Georgia?

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The FINANCIAL -- The following blog article was conceived of within the deliberations of a project, together with UNFPA, related to the cost assessment of potential changes to the leave policies of working parents. Admittedly, like the majority of the population, I had no idea that men in Georgia have the opportunity to take leave intended for childcare. It is a fact that since 2011 the number of fathers who have taken “childcare” leave can be counted on just two hands (including the ISET Alumni, Giorgi Balakhashvili). As a future father this topic proves to be particularly interesting, and in…

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Equal Rights Are Not Just for Women: Are We Ready for New Paternity Leave Policies in Georgia?

12 mins read

The FINANCIAL -- The following blog article was conceived of within the deliberations of a project, together with UNFPA, related to the cost assessment of potential changes to the leave policies of working parents. Admittedly, like the majority of the population, I had no idea that men in Georgia have the opportunity to take leave…