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Maternity Leave for Ministers

Tan Heang Lee, Advocacy and Communications Officer, Women’s Aid Organisation (WAO)

22-Jan-20 14:30

Maternity Leave for Ministers

MESTECC Minister Yeo Bee Yin is expecting her first child and will be going on maternity leave soon, but she was recently questioned by journalists on what would happen to her work in her absence. So why are women today still questioned about their right to go on maternity leave?


Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann, Juliet Jacobs


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