Hiring in companies post Maternity Bill in India 2018 by gender proportion

Hiring in businesses after the Maternity Benefit Act was amended in India as of May 2018, by gender proportion

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Release date

May 2018



Survey time period

As of May 31, 2018

Number of respondents

2,987 respondents

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Note: The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 increased the duration of paid maternity leave in India from 12 weeks to 26 weeks.

The survey question was phrased as follows: "Over the last 1 year, how has your company/business hiring been on gender basis?"

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