March 8, 2015


Vodafone has inspired us with its pioneering global maternity policy announced in the run up to International Women’s Day, offering 16 weeks of fully paid leave to all female employees and the ability to work a 30-hour week on full pay for their first six month back in the workplace. And we’re not the only ones. CNN, the BBC and global newspapers have covered the story, with tweets shared around the world by inspiring women from Arianna Huffington to Elizabeth Nyamayaro from UN Women. Watch this video to see how global businesses could save up to $19bn by offering a minimum mandatory policy of 16 weeks’ fully paid leave. #makeithappen




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