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Why Sikkim is pushing for generous maternity leaves

The provisions make Sikkim more progressive on paper than even several developed countries.
Published on Aug 12, 2023 12:21 AM IST

Sikkim to implement 1-year maternity, 1-month paternity leave for govt staff

According to the Maternity Benefit Act 1961, a working woman is entitled to 6 months, or 26 weeks, of paid maternity leave.
Published on Jul 27, 2023 09:50 AM IST

HC: Citizens can’t be forced to choose between right to education, reproductive autonomy

The court granted relief to a woman candidate seeking relaxation of her attendance to complete her MEd course after she was denied maternity leave. (File)
Updated on May 30, 2023 12:53 AM IST

Ram Charan and Upasana are due in July; she reveals, ‘I will be using insurance for my child birth’

Upasana K and Ram Charan (Instagram)
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 11:03 AM IST

Maternity should not be barrier in women's career: Supreme Court Judge

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Published on Apr 01, 2022 10:33 PM IST
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