A Chinese father carries his daughter while visiting a commercial and tourist area in Beijing on October 3, 2020. Photo: Getty Images A Chinese father carries his daughter while visiting a commercial and tourist area in Beijing on October 3, 2020. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese father carries his daughter while visiting a commercial and tourist area in Beijing on October 3, 2020. Photo: Getty Images

To raise China’s birth rate, have shared parental leave and make dads take a third of it, lobby group says

  • The Shanghai Women’s Federation says its proposal aims to force dads to be more involved in childcare, encouraging women to have children
  • The country’s birth rate has continued to fall in recent years, despite the government ending its one-child policy in 2015

Topic |   Parenting: newborns to toddlers
A Chinese father carries his daughter while visiting a commercial and tourist area in Beijing on October 3, 2020. Photo: Getty Images A Chinese father carries his daughter while visiting a commercial and tourist area in Beijing on October 3, 2020. Photo: Getty Images
A Chinese father carries his daughter while visiting a commercial and tourist area in Beijing on October 3, 2020. Photo: Getty Images
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