Good news for fathers and fathers-to-be: If you’re looking for a job that offers you more time off to welcome a new member of your family, your odds are getting better. While use of maternity leave has leveled off in the past two decades, the rate of fathers taking paternity leave has tripled, according to a recent study from Ohio State University.
The World Economic Forum (best known for organising the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of men; women currently earn what men took home a decade ago.