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The paid-leave pioneers: A few Japanese dads have sparked a child-care revolution

The country’s paternity leave is among the most generous in the world. These men are trying to inspire dads to actually use it.

Dads are less likely than moms and people without kids to be laid off during the pandemic, new research shows

The ‘fatherhood premium’ is at play

She asked to vote remotely to protect her newborn — but was denied. So she brought her baby to the California House floor.

Buffy Wicks cast the deciding vote on a critical family leave bill

83% of Etsy shops are run by women. Postal Service disruptions could devastate them.

‘If a customer’s package isn’t delivered relatively quickly … they will take it out on the business’

‘The mom shame is so real’: There’s no way to win in the pandemic

Whatever you do, you’re made to feel bad about it

Female doctors are posting photos in bikinis, but the pictures aren’t the point

With #MedBikini, the medical community is reckoning with sexism and other inequities

We talked to an employment lawyer about ‘mom bias.’ Here’s what she wants you to know.

‘There’s not one industry that’s immune’

Hitting reset: 5 ways the pandemic could benefit working moms in the long-term

Corporate America has a chance to rethink how it operates

Moms are working dramatically fewer hours than dads during coronavirus. It’s a ‘red flag’ for what’s ahead.

A new study shows that moms have reduced their paid working hours 4 to 5 times more than dads