by Gretchen Livingston, Pew Research Center (Sept. 26, 2016) -
In almost half of two-parent households, both parents now work full-time, and in 40% of all families with children, the mother is the sole or primary breadwinner. At the same time, fathers – virtually all of whom are in the labor force – are taking on more child care responsibilities, as fatherhood has grown to encompass far more than just bringing home the bacon.
Despite these transformations, the U.S. is the only country among 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents. Read More