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A circumscribed view of paternity benefits

Aparna MittalA common factor in all forms of gender gaps is that women bear a disproportionate load of caregiving. Caregiving can be of many forms, such as elderly care, dependent care, or child care.In the long run, child care, which is the focus of this article, is one of key reasons why most women drop out of active employment, resulting in a workforce in which the gender ratio remains dismal, and with a severe shortage of women in leadership roles. Changing the aforesaid trends — more so in a society where women are conveniently stereotyped into traditional caregiving roles — will …
Source: Business Standard