In the United States, the role of fathers has changed over the years. Dads are much more involved in their children’s lives than their fathers were and many even stay at home to care for the kids while their wives work. Today’s dads are as likely to change a diaper as they are to change the oil in a car.
When you consider the roles of fathers in other countries, you gain an appreciation of how dads interact within the family unit. You also begin to see how lingering stereotypes continue to plague fathers around the world.
The following video, produced by the International Museum of Women, explores fatherhood from a global perspective and sheds light on how dads are perceived worldwide.
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