Why (And How) Male Allies Should Lean In To Paternity Leave. By: Travis, Michelle. January 30, 2024. Forbes.com.

This article reveals why advocating for and taking paternity leave is a powerful act of male allyship that advances gender equity in the workplace. Greater access to and use of paternity leave by men reduces the stigma women face for taking family leave, reduces the motherhood pay penalty, and decreases the gender pay gap. Paternity leave also results in long-term co-parenting, which helps women weather economic downturns. The article also provides advice for male allies on how to advocate for and support the use of paternity leave in their workplaces.