It’s about more than gender dynamics: Do social institutions get in the way of dads being dads?
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Why is it all about mom? Fathers want to be more involved in their children's lives, but are limited by public policy and social institutions. This is a bad deal for dads, kids and moms alike.
South Africa lacks a clear definition of disability – and its limited view of who should be regarded as having a disability in the labour market is at odds with international practice.
A proposed new law is set to allow surrogate parents in South Africa to also take leave to care for their babies.
South African law requires surrogate mothers to hand infants to their legal parents without undue delay. But it doesn't provide leave for these parents to care for their infants. That is set to change.
Are dads on shared parental leave getting a fair deal?
Shared parental leave does not promote shared parenting.
Gay fathers like Jason Howe, left, and his husband Adrian Perez-Boluda - pictured with their three-year-old twin daughters in Los Angeles - can teach us a great deal about parenting beyond traditional roles.
Gay fathers often operate outside traditional gender roles and provide a model of "conscious parenting" that could offer some important lessons to heterosexual partnerships.
Fatherhood poster boys.
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The new paternity leave scheme that started on January 1 may be cheap and still have a significant impact. It offers new fathers two weeks leave at minimum wage, which is only a fraction of what new dads…