Paternity Leave

Mets' Daniel Murphy Misses Opening Game After Son's Birth, Gets Backlash

CP | Ronald Blum, The Associated Press | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second basem...

When Men Take Paternity Leave, the Whole Family Wins

r/ally | Posted 08.09.2013 | Canada Living
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If the expectation persists that men don't share equally at home, then women will continue to bear the cost to their careers for having children. That would change if men needed to consider when to take paternal leave in the same way women fret about the best time to take maternity leave. In other words, establish a "daddy quota."

Equality of the Sexes: Men Raising Children Is Not a Comedy of Errors

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 08.21.2011 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

We don't live in a Leave it to Beaver society; our cultural norms don't set fathers up for success. But we can support their roles as caregivers and chip away at the macho male formula for success, where a man is measured by his paycheque, the title on his business card and the speed of his car.