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Division of labor in the home is one of the most important equity issues of our time. Yet at this rate it will be another 75 years before men do half the work. When my husband and I became parents a decade ago, we were not prepared for the ways in which sexism was about to express itself in our …
“[Commenters] were painting the picture that I was a single father with an autistic son,” said Palmer, who’s married. Or “that my wife is lazy…that the mother of his child must be lazy because she’s not there to help him.” https://www.femalista.com/fathers-campaign-for-baby-changing-tables-in-mens-toilets/
When Jeremy Doyle and his wife had a baby boy last year, he took 12 weeks of paternity leave. Not many new dads take off that much time. But that wasn’t what made the San Francisco executive’s experience so unusual. This is: His paternity leave was mandatory.