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Little Paid Parental Leave in the US

From: Human Rights Watch
Series: Rights Watch Radio with Anne Garrels
Length: 06:07

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Banner_radioshow1b_small The United States is one of the only countries in the world that doesn't offer paid parental leave. Veteran public radio reporter Anne Garrels looks at what this means for American families.

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The United States is one of the only countries in the world that doesn't offer paid parental leave. Veteran public radio reporter Anne Garrels looks at what this means for American families.

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