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The Work-Life Balance Directive entered into force on 1 August 2019. Its adoption represented a move towards taking a broader approach to addressing women’s underrepresentation in the labour market. Key aspects of the Directive address paternity leave, parental leave, leave for caring purposes and flexible working arrangements for parents and carers, many of which are new concepts for Kosovo's legal framework. This report considers the impact that the  Directive will have on the legal framework in Kosovo, bearing in mind Kosovo’s obligations to harmonise its legislation to that of the European Union pursuant to the Stabilisation and Association Agreement. It was prepared by Kosovo Women's Network, with technical inputs from UNFPA, as part of the regional project “Expanding Choices: Gender Responsive Family Policies for the Private Sector in the Western Balkans and Moldova” implemented by UNFPA and supported by the Austrian Development Cooperation.