Maternity protection improving but "vast" global gaps remain

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The provision of maternity protection for women around the world is improving, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), but "vast" global gaps remain.

On Tuesday, the ILO published its third Maternity and Paternity at Work report, which shows that at least 830 million women workers still do not have adequate protection.

But as Daniel Dickinson reports many countries are moving towards supporting working fathers.

Duration: 2'22"

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