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Category: Parental Leave

Sarah Giblin

What I’ve Learned: Sarah Giblin on knowing her value

Senior HR Advisor at the Department of Communities and Justice, and a mother of three, Sarah Giblin has had years to learn how to balance home and work. Here, Sarah opens up about taking the time to think big, learning to squash the guilt, and how knowing her value helps her stay present – no matter what room she is in.

Person typing on a desk at home

Keeping In Touch In A Digital World

In 2017, the Pew Research Center sat down with 4573 Americans and asked them to list three adjectives to describe how men and women should and shouldn’t be. The questionnaire revealed positive attributes for a woman included ‘kindness’, ‘compassion’ and ‘responsibility’.

A Recipe for Equality

Male leaders explore the notion of healthy masculinity and how dads can actively dismantle gender inequality through engagement in the household.

Flexibility and Fatherhood

Julian Tai shares how important EY’s leave policies have been in supporting him to make the most of career and care .

Parental leave isn’t always childsplay

Parental leave was quite the shock to the system for Christopher Ong. The new father naively thought he would spend his days strolling in the sunshine. Or going out for coffee while his baby daughter Ava slept soundly in her pram. Instead he often found himself at home alone while his tiny daughter screamed for hours at a time…

Annabel Crabb has daddy issues

In the September 2019 Quarterly Essay, Annabel Crabb explores why men aren’t taking parental leave, and what needs to change. A table of working dads on parental leave joined Grace Papers co-founder Ben Gilbert for lunch with Annabel Crabb and Jamilla Rizvi.