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Gov Fayemi Approves 180 Days’ Maternity Leave For Female Workers

Gov Fayemi Approves 180 Days’ Maternity Leave For Female Workers

In a bid to make life easier for nursing mothers, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has approved six months (180 days) maternity leave for female workers in the state public service. Fayemi made this approval in line with the administration’s determination to key into global best practices that would improve the quality […]

Kaduna Female Civil Servants To Have 6 Months Maternity Leave

Kaduna Female Civil Servants To Have 6 Months Maternity Leave

Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir el-Rufai has disclosed that as part of efforts to improve on the health of mothers and children alike, all female civil servants in the state will henceforth enjoy six months maternity leave. The governor made the disclosure in him inaugural speech shortly after taking the oath of office as the […]

Govt Says No To Extension Of Maternity Leave In Tanzania

Govt Says No To Extension Of Maternity Leave In Tanzania

The Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly and Children deputy minister, Dr Faustin Ndugulile, says the government has no plan to extend maternity leave limits. According to him, mothers, who give birth to one baby will continue enjoying 84 days of maternity leave while those with twins are entitled to 100 days. Dr Ndugulile made […]

Ghanaian Mothers Demand Longer Maternity Leave

Ghanaian Mothers Demand Longer Maternity Leave

Ghanaian labor law requires that companies provide new mothers with at least three months maternity leave with pay. However as the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to push for an increase to six months, a debate over the issue has arisen in Ghana, leaving many women divided over whether or not maternity leave should be […]