YEAR 2016 N.º 1

ISSN 2182-9845

Reconciliation of work, private and family life in international and comparative law. Special focus on Spanish law

Irene Merino Calle


Reconciliation; European law; Spanish law; Maternity leave; Paternity leave; Parental leave; Jurisprudence


This study focus on analyzing what the reconciliation of family, personal and professional life is; to know deeply the legal regime of reconciliation actions not only of the International Law but also of the European Union law. It is necessary to show a general comparison of the conciliation rules among different European countries. Also, considering the equal rights and duties involved in caring for children and dependents are too much closely linked to the principle of equal treatment and opportunities in labor market between men and women, it is needed to study and to evaluate the normative and instruments found in Gender equality. In the end, there are several conclusions which come from the analysis made previously.