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The Environment Minister of Japan, Shinjiro Koizumi announced the birth of his first child in January.
Koizumi said he will take two weeks of paternity leave from his job over three months.
He is the first cabinet minister in Japan to take paternity leave.
Paternity is the state of being the father of a child.
In this example, paternity describes the leave as a time when a father’s child is born.
A paternity test is done to prove that a man is or is not the biological father of a child.
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