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Maternity Leave Benefits in US Much Less Than Many Countries

It was almost 20 years ago that representatives of 189 countries met at a U.N. conference in Beijing and adopted a plan of action to achieve gender equality around the world.  Now, two decades later, the University of California Los Angeles World Policy Analysis Center has issued a report examining what the Beijing Platform for Action has achieved. While the report highlights advances in some areas, it also points to places around the world where full equality has not been achieved --...

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