Philippines
Philippines
Population
96,706,764
Region
East Asia & Pacific
Income Group
Lower middle income
Female Population
48,253,375
% of Women in the Workforce
51%

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Parental benefits 
Does the law mandate paid or unpaid maternity leave? Yes
Does the law mandate paid or unpaid paternity leave? Yes
Does the law mandate paid or unpaid parental leave? No
What is the mandatory minimum length of paid maternity leave (in calendar days)? 60
What is the mandatory minimum length of paid paternity leave (in calendar days)? 7
What is the mandatory minimum length of paid parental leave (in calendar days)? N/A
What is the mandatory minimum length of unpaid maternity leave (in calendar days)? 0
What is the mandatory minimum length of unpaid paternity leave (in calendar days)? 0
Who pays maternity benefits? Government
Who pays paternity benefits? Employer
Who pays parental benefits? N/A
What percentage of wages are paid during maternity leave? 100 %
What percentage of wages are paid during paternity leave? 100 %
What percentage of wages are paid during parental leave? N/A
Where paid parental leave exists, what is the minimum amount which only the mother must take (in calendar days)? N/A
Where paid parental leave exists, what is the minimum amount which only the father must take (in calendar days)? N/A
Retirement and pensions 
What is the age at which a woman can retire and receive full benefits? 60
What is the age at which a man can retire and receive full benefits? 60
What is the age at which a woman can retire and receive partial benefits? 60
What is the age at which a man can retire and receive partial benefits? 60
Working hours and industry restrictions 
Can non-pregnant and non-nursing women do the same jobs as men? Yes

Can non-pregnant and non-nursing women work the same night hours as men?

No
Workplace protections 
Are there laws mandating non-discrimination based on gender in hiring? No
Are there laws penalizing or preventing the dismissal of pregnant women? Yes
Must employers give employees an equivalent position when they return from maternity leave? No
Are employers required to provide break time for nursing mothers? Yes
Do employees with minor children have rights to a flexible/part-time schedule? No