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Parental leave shouldn't be gender bias: Deutsche India to grant 6-month leave to fathers

This is a major step towards breaking gender stereotypes

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Deutsche Bank (DB) will offer 6 months childcare leave to fathers, if they happen to be primary caregivers, across Asia Pacific. Taking a revolutionary step, the bank has decided to introduce a policy to delink parental leave from gender from January 1, 2017, reported Times of India.   This is a major step towards breaking gender stereotypes.   According to an internal notice circulated to the employees, Deutsche Bank stated: The new parental leave policy centres on the caregiver's responsibility, rather than tie parental leave to gender, and replaces what ...

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