Work-Life Balance Directive – transposition in Poland

The European WLB directive was supposed to be implemented in August 2022. Poland is among 13 countries that has not fulfilled its obligations. Share the Care – the Polish foundation is making extensive efforts and advocacy activities to have that directive implemented in Poland. Currently fathers in Poland have two … Continue reading

Congedi. La proposta dei papà di Plent

Fonte: InGenere Come riformare i congedi parentali, raggiungere la parità di genere e vivere felici una volta per tutte? La proposta arriva direttamente dai papà della piattaforma internazionale “Plent”, che chiedono congedi parentali uguali, non trasferibili e pagati al 100% di Andrea Santoro Riconoscere l’importanza dei due genitori nella crescita … Continue reading

Representatives of PLENT participate at a round table in the European Parliament

On November 29, thirteen members of PLENT participated at a round table in the European Parliament organized by the EP secretariat of Podemos and the GUE / NGL parliamentary group. The act had been convened to discuss with members of the EMPL (employment) and FEMM (gender equality) EP commissions about … Continue reading

PLENT European representatives meet in Brussels on Nov. 28th

On November 28, thirteen European representatives of PLENT participated in a meeting to discuss the situation and functioning of the organization, coordinate interventions in the act of the following day in the European Parliament and plan future actions and development of the network. The meeting took place at the Hygge … Continue reading

PLENT at the MenCare Global Meeting 2017

Last month (June 8-10, 2017), PLENT participated in the second MenCare Global Meeting, which was held in Belgrade, Serbia. Hosted by Promundo, Centar E8, and the MenCare Steering Committee, the meeting brought together MenCare partners and practitioners, activists, researchers and stakeholders working on fatherhood and gender equality. PLENT was invited … Continue reading

Will paternity and maternity leave become equal and non-transferable in Spain in the new legislature?

On October 18th 2016, the Spanish parliament approved a proposal to make paternity and maternity leave equal. In practice, this means to increase the paternity leave to 16 weeks (from 2 weeks currently), as maternity leave is 16 weeks. And the most important to advance in the distribution of parental … Continue reading

PLENT proposal for a single EU Directive on paternity/maternity/parental leaves: equal, non-transferable and fully paid leave for each parent!

The Platform for Equal, Non-Transferable and 100% Paid Parental Leave (PLENT) expresses its concern about the persistent inequality between leave for fathers and mothers. This inequality reflects the idea that care is still considered a women responsibility. At present there are two different directives in the EU that are completely … Continue reading

Debate between PLENT and ETUC at the European Parliament

Next Tuesday, 3 rd May 2016, PLENT (International Platform for Equal, Non-Transferable and 100% Paid Parental Leave) will participate in an event organized by the GUE/NGL (European United Left – Nordic Green Left – European Parliamentary Group): “Reviving Parental Leave rights in the EU”. In this debate, our colleague María … Continue reading