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The Fight For Paternity Leave

Canna Tan, HR Manager | Yu Ren Chung, Deputy Executive Director, Women's Aid Organisation (WAO) | Phoon Chi Ho, Comedian, Actor, Producer, Talent Manager

16-Mar-22 18:00

The Fight For Paternity Leave

Fathers in the private sector are currently not entitled to paternity leave, and now more than 50 NGOs have urged MPs to support the proposed implementation of 7 days’ paternity leave. First, we talk about the importance of ensuring that the private sector has paternity leave entitlement. Then, we get into how this would lead to better equality at home. Finally, we check in with a stay-at-home dad.

Image source: Dragon Images, Shutterstock

Produced by: Jeremy Ng, Erin Kok, Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  workplace policyevening editioninside storypaternity leaveprivate sectoremployment actgender equalityfamilylaw and legal matters


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