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Latest items for SAB-LAW-1

Aug. 31, 2018, 10:10 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

“Workplace breastfeeding rights: Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have passed laws providing workplace breastfeeding rights (such as break times and a private space for pumping breast milk): Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia” (99)
July 11, 2018, 8 p.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

"Act No. 19.161 of 1 November 2013, providing for maternity, paternity and breastfeeding leave" (page 2).
June 28, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Countries: Australia
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

"The Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW) makes it unlawful to discriminate against a person on a number of grounds, including pregnancy and breastfeeding, disability, race, sexual harassment, age, homosexuality, carers’ responsibilities, marital or domestic status and transgender" (B). "The Tasmania Anti-Discrimination Act 1998 prohibits: discrimination on the basis of gender, pregnancy, breastfeeding, marital status, family responsibilities and parental status" (D). "The Anti-Discrimination Act 1992 (NT) protects from unfair discrimination on grounds of race, sex, sexuality, age, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, breastfeeding, impairment, trade union or employer association activity, religious belief or activity, irrelevant criminal record, political opinion, affiliation or activity, irrelevant medical record, or association with person with an above attribute,...more
June 26, 2018, 9:09 a.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

"Ninety-six per cent of New Zealand’s maternity facilities are Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative accredited which means they uphold and follow the World Health Organization (WHO) Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding. MOH continues to proactively implement and monitor the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes which aims to protect, support and promote breastfeeding" (page 28). "Need to address the challenge of paid parental leave terms for breastfeeding mothers" (page 54).
Sept. 1, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Countries: Philippines
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

“Breastfeeding is protected by various laws in the Philippines, which grants mothers the right to … taking breastfeeding breaks at work” (para 9). “The Milk Code of the Philippines prohibits the advertising of infant formula or bottle teats for infants under two years old” (para 12).
Dec. 2, 2016, 5:11 p.m.
Countries: Slovenia
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

"With the new Employment Relationships Act, the right to a breastfeeding break during working time, afforded to female workers who breast-feed and work full time, has been defined in terms of duration and cannot be shorter than one hour per day. Article 188 lays down that a female worker who breast-feeds is entitled to this right until the child is 18 months old. Under previously applicable Act, she was entitled to this right for the whole period of breast-feeding" (35)
Aug. 29, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Countries: Zimbabwe
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (247).
Aug. 29, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: Zambia
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are not entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (245).
Aug. 29, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (245).
Aug. 29, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
Countries: Palestine
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace in West Bank and Gaza (243).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Countries: Vietnam
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (243).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:18 a.m.
Countries: Venezuela
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (241).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (241).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Countries: United States
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (239).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:12 a.m.
Countries: Uruguay
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (239).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:10 a.m.
Countries: Ukraine
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (235).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:06 a.m.
Countries: United Kingdom
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are not entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (237).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Countries: Uganda
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are not entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (235).
Aug. 21, 2016, 11 a.m.
Countries: United Arab Emirates
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (237).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:50 a.m.
Countries: Turkey
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (233).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:42 a.m.
Countries: Tunisia
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (233).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:40 a.m.
Countries: Trinidad/Tobago
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are not entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (231).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:38 a.m.
Countries: Togo
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (229).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
Countries: Thailand
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are not entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (227).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:33 a.m.
Countries: Tanzania
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (227).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Countries: Tajikistan
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (225).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:28 a.m.
Countries: Taiwan
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (225).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
Countries: Syria
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (223).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
Countries: Switzerland
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (223).
Aug. 21, 2016, 10:20 a.m.
Countries: East Timor
Variables: SAB-LAW-1

Nursing mothers are entitled to nursing breaks in the workplace (229).