the Majority of Russians supported granting fathers leave after the birth of a child, the survey of the Russian center for public opinion studies (VTSIOM). Part of the Russians also liking the idea of his father’s capital.

According to 79 percent of respondents, all dads weeks of paid vacation in the first month of a baby’s life will contribute to the strengthening of the family. With 85 percent of Russians want to send their fathers a month’s leave in the first three years after birth.

in addition, 83 percent of survey participants supported the initiative to pay the couple “father’s” capital for the three children. 42 percent of respondents said that they definitely believe in the importance of his father’s capital and only 10 percent doubt that it is needed.

Previously, 46 percent of Russian men said that they are ready to go on maternity leave instead of the mother of the child only in “extreme cases”. Another 38 percent said they were not ready to take such a vacation.