Shrink the Gender Gap: Make Dads Take Leave

Equality isn't just about fairness; it's also good for growth.

One of these quintuplets is disadvantaged versus her brothers.

Photographer: Abid Katib/Getty Images

The World Economic Forum (best known for organizing the annual Davos shindig) just published its annual Gender Gap report. It makes for thoroughly depressing reading. On current trends, it will take 118 years before women's salaries equal those of men; women currently earn what men took home a decade ago.

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