For comparison, here's a few other countries and the number of weeks they guarantee paid maternity leave:
Iran 12 weeks
Mexico 12 Weeks
Congo 14 Weeks
Bangladesh 16 Weeks
Vietnam 26 weeks
UK 40 Weeks
We live in the richest, most powerful country in the history of mankind. It is too bad the wealth and power is in the hands of a few people that are unwilling to share more with the people that need it.
80 people own more than the lower half the population of the world, 3,500,000,000 people combined.