Training of women on maternity leave will receive 3.8 billion roubles

© Depositphotos / AntonLozovoyМама with the child. Archival photoTraining of women on maternity leave will receive 3.8 billion roubles© Depositphotos / AntonLozovoy

Professional retraining and raising the qualifications of Russian women during maternity leave will be allocated 3.8 billion rubles, which will allow training of about 77 thousand women, said Deputy Prime Minister Tatiana Golikova at the plenary meeting of the second Eurasian women’s forum.

«An important condition when deciding about the child’s birth is an opportunity for women to continue her professional activities. In this regard, the Russian government intends to provide women with opportunities for professional retraining and advanced training in the period of maternity leave. It will be directed considerable resources of 3.8 billion rubles, which will allow training of about 77 thousand of our women,» — said Golikova.

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