It’s Time for the U.S. to #Lead on Leave

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The U.S. is the only developed nation without mandated paid maternity leave for women. Do we need to say more?

3 Hurdles to Fatherhood


Kyle Wiley believes there are three major obstacles on the path to modern fatherhood and he presents them here, complete with some practical advice to help dads face them.

Workers in a Third State Can Now Take Paid Family Leave

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Rhode Island’s new paid family leave law went into effect as the new year arrived.

How the New Paid Family Leave Bill Will Benefit Everyone

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The vast majority of men want to spend more time with their children and split parenting equally with their partners, and paid leave could be the key to helping them achieve those goals.

Four Ways Great Dads Are Discriminated Against and What We Can Do About It


Could equal rights for fathers be the key to helping more mums and dads to have it all?

Yahoo!, Marissa Mayer, Paternity Leave and a Step Forward

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Marissa Mayer announced a progressive paternity leave policy at Yahoo! Especially considering recent Yahoo! decisions, these policies represent an important step forward for working dads everywhere.

Why Working Parents Have It Hard in America

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The United States is the only country of the world’s leading 34 economies to not offer paid parental leave

Why Dads Matter: A Feminist Mom’s Perspective


Anne Theriault and her husband thought they had their roles all planned out, but parenthood changed those plans.

Does ‘Daddy Leave’ Lead to Gender Equality?

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Norway’s parental leave policies, though popular, have unintended and adverse effects on families.

Sweden Rules

Make a baby. Get two months off—paid.