Hey South African Dads, You Too Get to Spend Time With Baby!
The government has approved an amendment to the labour law, allowing working fathers to enjoy 10 days paid paternity leave with their newborn babies.
South Africa: Working Dads Can Now Take Paternity Leave for 10 Days
News24Wire, 27 November 2018
Working South African dads are now entitled to 10 days of paternity leave after the birth of their children. Read more »
South Africa: Parly Welcomes Amended Labour Law Bill
SAnews.gov.za, 28 November 2018
Parliament's Labour Portfolio Committee chairperson Lemias Mashile has welcomed the signing into law of the Labour Laws Amendment Bill. Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 6 August 2018
The first 1000 days of a child's life are crucial. During this time the foundations for optimum health, rapid brain growth and child development are laid. New mothers undergo… Read more »
Premium Times, 14 June 2018
Nearly 90 million children in the world under one year old live in countries where fathers are not entitled to paid paternity leave, a new analysis by the United Nations Children… Read more »
Daily Trust, 14 June 2018
The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has urged all countries to provide fathers with legally paid paternity leave to enable them have adequate time to spend with their newborn babies. Read more »