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    because fathers sharing maternity leave, and getting paid for it is important for the child and the family in general. Although, that is not always the case. Unfortunately, Society has given the image that fathers are the ones that go and make the money, and mothers are the ones who stay home and tend to all of the baby's needs. And even with mothers giving their undivided attention, they still are penalized for “not doing enough.” Dads should be bonding with their children in addition to the mothers. In the same way, mothers can not be the only one’s caring…

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    Maternity Leave Maternity leave is an approved maternal or medical leave that refers to a time period in which you are medically unable to work for the purpose of giving a normal or cesarean birth and taking care of the infant. This is usually a 6 to 8 week period depending on the complication factors of the birth and health of the child. Some women take leave prior to giving birth because of discomfort or the desire to prepare for the newborn. Others, take time after the baby is born to…

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    about almost everything, there was one issue they both agreed on: paid maternity leave. This election was the first time in history both parties pushed for paid maternity leave, but as always, they disagreed on the logistics. Donald Trump believes women deserve 6 weeks of paid maternity leave after childbirth, and plans to pay for it through unemployment insurance. In contrast, Hillary Clinton believes no matter how the child is received (i.e. childbirth, surrogate, or adoption), both men and…

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    Garrett et al. explained this further: Legislation typically specifies how long a woman must work in a covered job before becoming eligible for maternity leave. In some cases,…

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    Paid Maternity Leave Madeleine M. Kunin once said, “Every time a woman leaves the workforce because she can't find or afford childcare, or she can't work out a flexible arrangement with her boss, or she has no paid maternity leave, her family's income falls down a notch. Simultaneously, national productivity numbers decline.” This quote displays the true effects of the neglect of paid leave in the United States. The United States is part of a small handful of countries that still do not mandate…

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    Based on researchers feminism started in 1846, by the first meeting in New York and discuss women’s right in the United States. Where women started to realize all the restriction they have such as, not right to vote, access to higher education, not maternity pay leave, etc. From the moment on, women started to understand that they have to take a stand, in order to have a voice in their community, by starting their own institution. Feminism is divided into three waves they all started in…

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    primarily mothers. In her article, “We Can Afford to Give Parents a Break,” Heyman addresses the issues of guaranteed long-term paid maternity leave, paid leave to care for sick children, and the myths surrounding the effects of such benefits. Heyman uses the appeals of ethos, logos and pathos to encourage support for her causes. Heyman establishes herself as authentic to the readers without even trying. The Washington Post, an extremely well known national newspaper, printed her article on…

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    While it was reported that 40 weeks of maternity leave led to the lowest number of neonatal deaths (Ruhm), in the United States, employers are allowed, but not required, to offer up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for special circumstances such as childbirth (Gilpin). However, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, less than 15 percent of Americans are actually offered the paid parental leave (Gilpin). In the unlikely event that they are given this option, female physicians…

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    Paternity Leave

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    activities with them, to perform more childcare tasks, and to establish closer bonds.” (Meil 560). Having time off has proven to be favorable for the relationship between parent and child. This alone should be enough to make paternity leave mandatory. In addition, the stress load and burden which is lessened from the partner make it even more worthwhile. In this new age phenomenon, millennials are wanting a more active role in the household. Gender equality has been a big topic talked about in…

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    always be on the back burner of our society. I don’t believe that there will ever be a time where both sexes are equal in everything in the world, let alone the US society. As much as the people in our society say they want equal right for our sexes, I think they really mean they want better rights. An example for me is maternity leave. As of now, most jobs provide none or less paternity leave than maternity leave. If our society decided to make maternity and paternity equal, to what is the…

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