HRCM approves 6-month maternity leave for staff

President of HRCM, Aminath Enas (R) and HRCM member Aishath Afreen. (Photo/President's Office)

Human Rights Commission of Maldives (HRCM) has approved a six-month maternity leave for its staff.

HRCM previously provided its staff with three-month maternity leave, and one-year break time for nursing mothers.

The commission announced it has also extended break time for nursing mothers to two years.

HRCM made the announcement of the change in its policy this Thursday, on occassion of International Women's Day.