One study of nearly 12,000 people across seven countries found that fewer than half of men took the full leave offered, the World Economic Forum reports. Gender stereotypes “remain so strong,” a co-author of the report explained. In fact, some men have been punished for taking paternity leave by business leaders who still believe it’s a “woman’s job” to raise children, and a “man’s job” to stay at work and make the money.
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