The Spanish man who challenged the law, Pedro Manuel Roca Alvarez, said his request to take breastfeeding leave from his job in Galicia was rejected because the mother of his child was self-employed.
The top court said such a refusal could have the effect of forcing self-employed mothers to limit their work because the father cannot share the burden.
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