Descriptor English: Parental Leave
Descriptor Spanish: Permiso Parental
Descriptor Portuguese: Licença Parental
Descriptor French: Congé parental
Entry term(s): Congé de maternité
Congé de paternité
Tree number(s): N01.824.417.700.162.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The authorized absence from work of either parent prior to and after the birth of their child. It includes also absence because of the illness of a child or at the time of the adoption of a child. It does not include leave for care of siblings, parents, or other family members: for this FAMILY LEAVE is available.
Annotation: prenatal & postnatal leave, leave for illness of a child or leave for adoption procedures; do not confuse with FAMILY LEAVE: see MeSH definition
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
EC économie
ES éthique
HI histoire
LJ législation et jurisprudence
SN statistiques et données numériques
ST normes
TD tendances
DeCS ID: 29909
Unique ID: D016524
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1991/02/11
Revision Date: 1994/05/05
Congé parental - Preferred
Concept UI M0025221
Preferred term Congé parental
Congé de maternité - Narrower
Concept UI M0025222
Preferred term Congé de maternité
Congé de paternité - Narrower
Concept UI M0025223
Preferred term Congé de paternité

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