Want to close the gender gap? Give men paternity leave.Annalee Newitz12/30/13 3:40pm19323EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkOne of the biggest problems for young families is dividing up childcare duties. Women still get saddled with the bulk of the work, which can cause stress and undermine their careers. But many countries have found a solution to the problem: paternity leave. More freedom for men has meant more for women too.