Fathers now take more time off work to care for sick children than mothers, a new survey of parents reveals.
Traditionally it was mothers that stepped in to look after their youngsters when they were ill but a change in social and working attitudes has been attributed to a rise in fathers taking on the role.
A study by health app firm Evergreen Life revealed that a higher percentage of men are now taking time off work to care for their children.
This will be used to show there should be no gender pay gap because fathers more than mothers etc. Missing that mothers tend (as always, tend, this is about averages) to organise life so that time off isn’t needed for the little germ factories that is a nest of young ‘uns.