- France's pro natal policy
- In general the policy wasn't as effective as hoped.
- It was also introduced due to fears of an aging population and a decreasing work force.
- The policy was introduced as France wanted a more sustainable age population.
- Even though the policy wasn't that successful, France now has one of the highest fertility rates in Europe at 2.1%.
- Three years of paid parental leave, this can be taken by either the mother or father
- Day care for children under 3 is subsidised by the Government.
- The more children a woman has, the earlier she will be allowed to retire on a full pension.
- Full time schooling starts at age 3, fully paid by the government.
- They encourage women to go back to work after having children so they pay more taxes.
- The strategies are family friendly to make it easier to juggle work and children
- Child benefits increase per child.
- When a family has more than 3 children they a 30% reduction on public transport.
- There are financial incentives available such as tax reductions and child care reductions
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