Fact sheet: Shared and paid parental leave
Both mothers and fathers are entitled to paid parental leave in the Nordic countries. In order to promote and facilitate gender equality at home and in the labour market, efforts have been made at the
political level to encourage parents to divide the leave time equally.
These efforts have yielded results: Nordic fathers take more parental leave than fathers anywhere else in the world.
- Category: Gender equality and welfare policy
- Text: NIKK
- Published: 2018
- Material Type: PDF