Japan offers one of the most generous parental-leave packages in the world, but very few of its fathers take advantage of it, writes .
Japan offers one of the most generous parental-leave packages in the world, but very few of its fathers take advantage of it, writes .
Japan offers one of the most generous paternity-leave packages in the world (a full year), yet the rate at which eligible fathers working in the private sector take leave is only about six percent.
Japan offers generous paid paternity leave, yet only 6% of fathers take it. Japan's "work-first" culture values working long hours & discourages taking leave by reducing future promotion opportunities. Countries must find a way to incentivize leave use.
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Why Icelandic Dads Take Parental Leave and Japanese Dads Don’t
Why Icelandic Dads Take Parental Leave and Japanese Dads Don’t: A generous policy is of little use when work culture heavily discourages men from taking time off. via