Standing Committee on Law and Justice of the National Assembly approved a bill allowing 1 month paternity leave to fathers on the birth of their new child.
The bill says the mother will get a 6-month leave and the father will be eligible for a leave of 1-month on the birth of their first child.
On the birth of the 2nd child, the mother will get a 4-month leave and the father will get a 1-month leave.
The father will also get a 1-month leave for their 3rd child’s birth and the mother will get a 3-month leave.
The bill further stated that the father will be able to get leave for the birth of the first 3 children only, while the bill will be applicable only in Islamabad.
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