05/26/2015 11:03 am ET Updated May 26, 2015

When Family-Friendly Policies Backfire


In Chile, a law requires employers to provide working mothers with child care. One result? Women are paid less.

In Spain, a policy to give parents of young children the right to work part-time has led to a decline in full-time, stable jobs available to all women — even those who are not mothers.

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