09 Feb '11, 10pm

[News] 'Make paternity leave the law': SINGAPORE - The Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) want...

SINGAPORE - The Association of Women for Action and Research (AWARE) wants paternity leave to be mandated by law, after this option found favour in its survey of 1,000 parents. But others are still doubtful, as the call yesterday sparked a debate that had surfaced three years ago. Then, the Government decided not to legislate paternity leave in its enhanced Marriage and Parenthood package, after it had studied other countries with paternity leave and found that the majority of men do not take up the option. Last August, Community Development, Youth and Sports Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in Parliament that social norms and behaviour here must evolve - for instance, fathers must take on a larger role in child-caring and these obligations must be recognised at home and in the workplace - before there is legislation. "We will consider the proposal when the Government fur...

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