Catherine Gurtin
Catherine Gurtin
Catherine Gurtin is the CEO at PathFinders. She has worked on child rights and protection across Asia for almost 10 years. Catherine is passionate about connecting and bringing people together in pursuit of solutions and common goals.

The pandemic has exacerbated pressure on working mums to balance the demands of work and childcare. The foreign workers who leave their own children behind to support local families should be especially honoured.

The maternity leave increase could exacerbate the risks for foreign domestic workers, who are all too often sacked illegally while pregnant or pressured to resign. Employers need clear guidelines and solutions for their domestic workers.