Maternity Protection Convention, 1919

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ILO Convention
C3
Maternity Protection Convention, 1919
Date of adoption November 28, 1919
Date in force June 13, 1921
Classification Maternity Benefit
Maternity Protection
Subject Maternity Protection
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Maternity Protection Convention, 1919 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1919:

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to "women's employment, before and after childbirth, including the question of maternity benefit",...

Modification[edit]

The principles contained in the convention were subsequently revised and included in ILO Convention C103, Maternity Protection Convention (Revised), 1952.

Ratifications[edit]

As of 2013, the convention had been ratified by 34 states. Of the ratifying states, eight have subsequently denounced the treaty.

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