From next Friday, new fathers in Hong Kong will be entitled to five days of paternity leave. Photo: Alamy

Hong Kong paternity leave increase to come into force next Friday but unions and pan-democrats want it extended further

  • The new allotted leave is five days instead of the current three. Labour activists want seven or even 14 days in the next review
  • Expectant fathers must give three months’ notice to their employers before they take their leave
Topic |   Gender equality

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From next Friday, new fathers in Hong Kong will be entitled to five days of paternity leave. Photo: Alamy
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