A slew of policies aimed to make it more attractive for people to have children were passed in the past month. Photo: Getty Images
A slew of policies aimed to make it more attractive for people to have children were passed in the past month. Photo: Getty Images

Chinese government push for better maternity leave met with shrugs or concerns it will promote discrimination against women

  • About a dozen regional governments have extended maternity allowances in the past month
  • But some women say it will just push companies to hire more men or dissuade women from having children

Topic |   Ageing society
A slew of policies aimed to make it more attractive for people to have children were passed in the past month. Photo: Getty Images
A slew of policies aimed to make it more attractive for people to have children were passed in the past month. Photo: Getty Images
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