Tag Archives: maternity leave in Japan

14 Months of Maternity Leave (and Childcare Leave)

From March 2021 to April 2022, I was able to enjoy 3 months of maternity leave plus 11 months of childcare leave, thanks to Japan’s generous leave policies (at least on paper). The reason I say “on paper” is because … Continue reading

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October Update: A Special Announcement

And you ask me what I want this year And I try to make this kind and clear Just a chance that maybe we’ll find better days Lyrics to Better Days by Goo Goo Dolls. This is my prayer for … Continue reading

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