Happy father Ivan Wong and his wife, Shelley Lo, with their sons at home in Kowloon City. Thanks to new company policy, Ivan was able to enjoy paternity leave when they gave birth to their children. Photo: Edmond So Happy father Ivan Wong and his wife, Shelley Lo, with their sons at home in Kowloon City. Thanks to new company policy, Ivan was able to enjoy paternity leave when they gave birth to their children. Photo: Edmond So
Happy father Ivan Wong and his wife, Shelley Lo, with their sons at home in Kowloon City. Thanks to new company policy, Ivan was able to enjoy paternity leave when they gave birth to their children. Photo: Edmond So

Is paternity leave a benefit just for Hong Kong's married men?

Hong Tran and Kay McArdle from Mayer Brown JSM look at implications for employers of plans to give fathers time off for their child's birth

Happy father Ivan Wong and his wife, Shelley Lo, with their sons at home in Kowloon City. Thanks to new company policy, Ivan was able to enjoy paternity leave when they gave birth to their children. Photo: Edmond So Happy father Ivan Wong and his wife, Shelley Lo, with their sons at home in Kowloon City. Thanks to new company policy, Ivan was able to enjoy paternity leave when they gave birth to their children. Photo: Edmond So
Happy father Ivan Wong and his wife, Shelley Lo, with their sons at home in Kowloon City. Thanks to new company policy, Ivan was able to enjoy paternity leave when they gave birth to their children. Photo: Edmond So
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