Paid maternal leave: almost everywhere

This map illustrates general attitudes towards working women. It is clear that in most of the countries (in particular those in light blue or red) women’s identity is defined on the basis of their reproductive status and women have no real choice: either they work or they make babies! This is translated in the policies adopted regarding maternal leave: no paid leave or short maternity leave (as it is the case in our countries)

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