Author claims non-mothers should be given 'me-ternity leave'

Author claims non-mothers should be given 'me-ternity leave'

An author has recently sparked controversy by claiming that all female employees should be entitled to maternity leave – even if they’re not pregnant.

Meghann Foye’s book Meternity tells the tale of a young editor who is so stressed out at work that she pretends to be pregnant, just to take some time off and figure her life out. In a recent interview with The New York Post, Foye explained why she believed that all non-parents, and in particular non-mums, should be given paid “meternity” leave.

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