Equal and non-transferable parental leave is a real utopia- A VIDEO by Janet Gornick (City University of New York)

This post is the first of a series that we want to produce regularly in order to present useful information, opinions, and data about Equal, Non-transferable and Fully Paid Parental Leave. This first post intends to present a video with an interview to Janet Gornick, Professor of Political Science and … Continue reading

PLENT participates in a project presentation at the European Union

Several members of PLENT have presented a project proposal on Building the case for Parental Leave to be Equal, Non-Transferable and fully-paid (BestPLENT) to the European Commission on February 2013, which should be resolved around June (Call for PROGRESS). The researcher and activist María Pazos, on behalf of the Institute … Continue reading

3rd European Conference

  I.- INTRODUCTION Throughout the 20th century women have achieved civil rights and have massively joined formal education and employment; nevertheless, there is yet a long way left to achieve effective equality. Inequality between maternity and paternity leave is one of the elements both reflecting and reinforcing obsolete patterns of … Continue reading

PLENT Launched

PLENT was founded in Madrid (Spain) on December 10th 2010. It’s first official presentation was on 11th December, at the framework of the 2nd EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ‘From Daddy Quotas to Care Parity: For Equality, Equal Leave Rights’ organized by the Spanish Platform for Equal and Non-Transferable Parental Leave (PPIINA). Roundtable … Continue reading