Maternity Leave Legislation Proposed In Kenya Aims To Improve Maternal, Child Health

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Kenya hopes to double maternity leave to boost mother and child health
“Kenya will double maternity leave to six months from three if a bill before parliament is passed in a bid to boost the health of mothers and babies. But the new law has been opposed by employer groups who say businesses cannot afford to give women the time off, even though the second three months would be optional, unpaid leave…” (Wesangula, 5/8).