Maternity leave can be a huge issue for many women and their career plans.
Being a mother, being a professional, being forced to make a choice between career and family.
And then there is the whole question of paternity leave.
Who is giving it and who is not?
The UAE gives 3 days to government employees but a nice 3 month to mothers, thankfully.
Sharjah takes it a step further and gives a 4th month without pay.
So the question was simple, should business and private industry be leading the way or waiting for a government mandate?
Here are the links from the show.
Maternity and Paternity leave? Should the private sector be leading?