In the January/February issue of The Atlantic, New America Foundation Director of Work and Family Liza Mundy explores paternity leave as a transformational equalizing force that draws men into the domestic sphere while enabling women to excel at work. Building on the article’s insights, and her larger body of work as a bestselling author, Mundy and The Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates probed innovative workplace policies and changing social mores, which together have led us to a new paradigm in which families work across generations and gender to balance financial security with caregiving.
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