Are we making a mountain out of parental equality?

As France debates extending paternity leave, Nick Inman ponders equality rights

“What do you mean there is no baby changing station in the Gents? What am I supposed to do if I am a man travelling alone with a baby? Use the Ladies? That’s discrimination.”

We have to stop over-complicating this man-woman, father-mother thing. We’re human beings and we need to treat each other with respect.

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