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Should new dads also get time off work to look after their newborns?

by: Sheilan Clarke - 15 December 2015

The African Christian Democratic Party recently submitted the Labour Laws Amendment Bill, which among other things, will look at giving fathers 10 days parental leave.

This parental leave extends not only to biological fathers but also surrogate parents. The Bill also proposes 10 weeks of leave to adoptive parents.

We asked young folks whether fathers — biological or not —  should get paid paternity leave and what would fathers do during the time at home with the new baby?

Tell us what your thoughts are and look out for our next video where we get the perspectives of young parents and  a family psychologist.

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