Maternity Protection Convention, 1919
|Date of adoption||November 28, 1919|
|Date in force||June 13, 1921|
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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",...
The principles contained in the convention were subsequently revised and included in ILO Convention C103, Maternity Protection Convention (Revised), 1952.
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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