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As he announced his retirement from Congress, Paul Ryan says he achieved “a heck of a lot” as Speaker of the House.
McDonald’s flipped its arches, but gesture does little to solve real problems facing women.
Powerful men say women wish they were having more babies. If you actually listen to women, you'll find it's more complicated.
Twenty-four years ago this week, then-President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)—the nation’s
The Washington, D.C., City Council recently announced it will vote on a paid leave bill that would be one of the most generous in the nation. Thanks to the city's demographics and its unique position as the nation's capital, this vote could be a major turning point for the country.
As I kiss my sleeping daughter on the cheek, I notice how she's changing. Tucked up in her bed, she is no longer the baby I cradled or the toddler that I pushed on the swing. She is a young girl with a big voice and thankfully, she's not afraid to use it.
The bill would have let more parents bond with new children without fear of losing their jobs.
In the past few years, such political giants as Barack Obama, Joe Biden, and Andrew Cuomo have brought attention to paid family leave by discussing their own experiences as fathers, and describing the ways these policies benefit men too.
A right-wing think tank offers up a surprising new proposal.
Parental leave isn't just for moms.
The United States is one of the only countries in the world that does not guarantee the right to paid family leave, which forces many new parents to make the heart wrenching decision to go back to work earlier than they want to -- often while their babies remain in the hospital if they were born prematurely.