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Kafala Mothers Now Entitled to Maternity Leave

The new amendment to the child law includes mothers working in the state, public and private sectors.

Cairo Scene

Egypt's Council of Ministers added a new article to the Child Law granting maternity leave to kafala mothers who are sponsoring or have custody of a child under six months old.

cKafala is the islamic term and process for ‘adoption’ encompassing specific rules with regards to transference of inheritance rights and the naming of the child.