In some countries around the world, women are underpaid for the same job as their male counterparts. They are made to work overtime without any compensation, and breaking through the glass ceiling is made to be very difficult.
Parental leave across the globe ranges from a total of three years to nothing at all. Paternity leave is an important topic to address as there are still several countries that do not offer fathers the same benefits as mothers. Many countries make the leave flexible by offering it as parental leave and open to utilization by either parent.