Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Length of Maternity Leave Extended in DPRK

  Pyongyang, July 22 (KCNA) -- Article 66 of the Socialist Labor Law and article 33 of the law on protection of women's rights were amended by the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of the DPRK.
    According to the amended articles, the length of maternity leave for working women was extended from 150 days to 240 days, 60 days before and 180 days after childbirth.
    Experts say that the extension of maternity leave is of great significance in letting working women enjoy more social benefits. -0-

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