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In debate to increase paternity and infant care leave, MPs say stigma around parents taking time off must change

SINGAPORE — While Members of Parliament (MPs) welcomed a proposed law to double Government-paid paternity leave from two weeks to four weeks, several said on Monday (Sept 18) that more needs to be done to support families, such as by mandating more leave for childcare and improving work culture so as not to penalise parents who take parental leave.

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