The definition includes adoptive parents and commissioning parents in surrogacy cases
In addition to paternity benefits, the act will see UIF benefits for workers losing their jobs increase from eight to 12 months
New dads and adoptive parents should have the same time off work as moms who give birth
Getting parents more involved in childcare is good for a child’s health and prospects in life. South Africa needs to get with the programme.
Sonke Gender Justice asks what South Africans think it means to be a father and their opinion on sharing parental responsibilities.