Study of Current Situation of Chinese Maternity Insurance System and Presentation of Some Countermeasures to Its Development
Haobang Wu, Li Wang, Ju He, Feng Yin
Available Online January 2014.
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- maternity insurance, female workers, issues, proposals and countermeasures
- Maternity insurance is a social security system that the state provides the necessary material assistance, maternity allowance and maternity leave through legislation to women workers who temporarily lose their income sources because of pregnancy or childbirth. The maternity insurance system with the female workers as its main object of maternity protection is earnestly concerned about the interests of women in China. For women, they not only have to bear the threaten of losing their lives when giving birth to a baby, but also to withstand the unequal employment opportunities and even the risk of losing their jobs caused by pregnancy. This phenomenon cannot be ignored. So, that’s why the maternity insurance is chosen as the subject of research. Through the analysis of the current issues existing in the maternity insurance in China, and learning from the foreign advanced experience of maternity insurance system, it is easy to find out that the Chinese government needs to play a leading role in the improvement of maternity insurance system and accordingly puts forward some sound proposals and countermeasures for the maternity insurance system.
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TY - CONF AU - Haobang Wu AU - Li Wang AU - Ju He AU - Feng Yin PY - 2014/01 DA - 2014/01 TI - Study of Current Situation of Chinese Maternity Insurance System and Presentation of Some Countermeasures to Its Development PB - Atlantis Press SP - 200 EP - 203 SN - 1951-6851 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/gecss-14.2014.51 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/gecss-14.2014.51 ID - Wu2014/01 ER -