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006: MATERNITY LEAVE

As a man, the ins and outs of maternity leave doesn’t tend to be high up in your realms of expertise (apart, of course, from the "ins and out" which got the woman there to begin with), which is why I was stunned when I stumbled across the details of the average maternity leave conditions. Those that know me may be surprised at my stance on this topic. Usually, I am highly in favour of cost/benefit analysis and economic independence of individuals. I believe that, if you want children, you shouldn’t be catered to and given housing on a discount - you should have planned for the eventuality. You are yours and your support network's problem, not the state's. The public should not have to fund the raising of your child. HOWEVER ....

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