Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave (1=yes; 0=no) - Country Ranking

Definition: Law mandates paid or unpaid maternity leave is whether there is a law mandating paid or unpaid maternity leave available only to the mother. Provisions for circumstantial leave by which an employee is entitled to a certain number of days of paid leave (usually fewer than five days) upon the birth of a child are considered paternity leave; even if the law is gender-neutral, such leave is not considered maternity leave if the law covers maternity leave elsewhere.

Source: World Bank: Women, Business and the Law.

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Angola 1.00 2015
1 Antigua and Barbuda 1.00 2015
1 Burkina Faso 1.00 2015
1 Bhutan 1.00 2015
1 Cabo Verde 1.00 2015
1 Dominica 1.00 2015
1 Dominican Republic 1.00 2015
1 France 1.00 2015
1 Indonesia 1.00 2015
1 Ireland 1.00 2015
1 Iceland 1.00 2015
1 St. Kitts and Nevis 1.00 2015
1 Latvia 1.00 2015
1 Montenegro 1.00 2015
1 Papua New Guinea 1.00 2015
1 Sweden 1.00 2015
1 Uzbekistan 1.00 2015
1 United Arab Emirates 1.00 2015
1 Bangladesh 1.00 2015
1 Canada 1.00 2015
1 Cyprus 1.00 2015
1 Algeria 1.00 2015
1 Finland 1.00 2015
1 United Kingdom 1.00 2015
1 Guinea-Bissau 1.00 2015
1 Grenada 1.00 2015
1 Iraq 1.00 2015
1 Jamaica 1.00 2015
1 Mauritius 1.00 2015
1 Malawi 1.00 2015
1 Pakistan 1.00 2015
1 São Tomé and Principe 1.00 2015
1 Seychelles 1.00 2015
1 Syrian Arab Republic 1.00 2015
1 Tajikistan 1.00 2015
1 Tunisia 1.00 2015
1 Zimbabwe 1.00 2015
1 Comoros 1.00 2015
1 The Gambia 1.00 2015
1 Sri Lanka 1.00 2015
1 Qatar 1.00 2015
1 Rwanda 1.00 2015
1 Singapore 1.00 2015
1 Swaziland 1.00 2015
1 Chad 1.00 2015
1 Burundi 1.00 2015
1 Cameroon 1.00 2015
1 Fiji 1.00 2015
1 Israel 1.00 2015
1 Italy 1.00 2015
1 Lao PDR 1.00 2015
1 Samoa 1.00 2015
1 Zambia 1.00 2015
1 Bolivia 1.00 2015
1 Chile 1.00 2015
1 Hungary 1.00 2015
1 Iran 1.00 2015
1 Moldova 1.00 2015
1 Paraguay 1.00 2015
1 The Bahamas 1.00 2015
1 Barbados 1.00 2015
1 Central African Republic 1.00 2015
1 Djibouti 1.00 2015
1 Spain 1.00 2015
1 Japan 1.00 2015
1 Liberia 1.00 2015
1 Lesotho 1.00 2015
1 Mozambique 1.00 2015
1 Mauritania 1.00 2015
1 Romania 1.00 2015
1 Thailand 1.00 2015
1 Côte d'Ivoire 1.00 2015
1 Congo 1.00 2015
1 Jordan 1.00 2015
1 Lebanon 1.00 2015
1 Lithuania 1.00 2015
1 Myanmar 1.00 2015
1 Niger 1.00 2015
1 Puerto Rico 1.00 2015
1 Serbia 1.00 2015
1 Bahrain 1.00 2015
1 Botswana 1.00 2015
1 Czech Republic 1.00 2015
1 Ghana 1.00 2015
1 Nigeria 1.00 2015
1 San Marino 1.00 2015
1 Eritrea 1.00 2015
1 Estonia 1.00 2015
1 Gabon 1.00 2015
1 Guyana 1.00 2015
1 Haiti 1.00 2015
1 Korea 1.00 2015
1 Kuwait 1.00 2015
1 Namibia 1.00 2015
1 Russia 1.00 2015
1 Solomon Islands 1.00 2015
1 Togo 1.00 2015
1 Timor-Leste 1.00 2015
1 Armenia 1.00 2015
1 Azerbaijan 1.00 2015
1 Belgium 1.00 2015
1 Belize 1.00 2015
1 Brunei 1.00 2015
1 Costa Rica 1.00 2015
1 Germany 1.00 2015
1 Guinea 1.00 2015
1 Kiribati 1.00 2015
1 Libya 1.00 2015
1 Mongolia 1.00 2015
1 Netherlands 1.00 2015
1 Sierra Leone 1.00 2015
1 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 1.00 2015
1 Albania 1.00 2015
1 Austria 1.00 2015
1 Honduras 1.00 2015
1 Kazakhstan 1.00 2015
1 Cambodia 1.00 2015
1 Luxembourg 1.00 2015
1 Malaysia 1.00 2015
1 Senegal 1.00 2015
1 El Salvador 1.00 2015
1 Argentina 1.00 2015
1 Belarus 1.00 2015
1 Ecuador 1.00 2015
1 Ethiopia 1.00 2015
1 Croatia 1.00 2015
1 Malta 1.00 2015
1 Nepal 1.00 2015
1 Trinidad and Tobago 1.00 2015
1 Uganda 1.00 2015
1 Afghanistan 1.00 2015
1 Benin 1.00 2015
1 Brazil 1.00 2015
1 China 1.00 2015
1 Colombia 1.00 2015
1 Denmark 1.00 2015
1 Egypt 1.00 2015
1 Guatemala 1.00 2015
1 Hong Kong SAR, China 1.00 2015
1 Kenya 1.00 2015
1 Kyrgyz Republic 1.00 2015
1 Nicaragua 1.00 2015
1 Slovak Republic 1.00 2015
1 Ukraine 1.00 2015
1 Vietnam 1.00 2015
1 Vanuatu 1.00 2015
1 Turkey 1.00 2015
1 Tanzania 1.00 2015
1 Venezuela 1.00 2015
1 Yemen 1.00 2015
1 Georgia 1.00 2015
1 St. Lucia 1.00 2015
1 Morocco 1.00 2015
1 Madagascar 1.00 2015
1 Macedonia 1.00 2015
1 New Zealand 1.00 2015
1 Panama 1.00 2015
1 Peru 1.00 2015
1 Poland 1.00 2015
1 Saudi Arabia 1.00 2015
1 Sudan 1.00 2015
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.00 2015
1 Switzerland 1.00 2015
1 Dem. Rep. Congo 1.00 2015
1 Mali 1.00 2015
1 Slovenia 1.00 2015
1 Uruguay 1.00 2015
1 Bulgaria 1.00 2015
1 Equatorial Guinea 1.00 2015
1 Greece 1.00 2015
1 India 1.00 2015
1 Mexico 1.00 2015
1 South Africa 1.00 2015
1 Oman 1.00 2015
1 Philippines 1.00 2015
176 Portugal 0.00 2015
176 Australia 0.00 2015
176 Palau 0.00 2015
176 United States 0.00 2015
176 Tonga 0.00 2015
176 Norway 0.00 2015
176 Suriname 0.00 2015

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