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What Maternity Leaves Really Look Like Around the World

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23. Ireland
Women may take 26 weeks of leave with 80% pay. Men may take 2 weeks with a flat rate of pay. Both partners may take an additional 18 weeks of unpaid leave. While 52% of women participated in the workforce in 2016, an increase in educational attainment in recent years points to an anticipated rise in women's role in the workforce.