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When men lean in for equality, they win—and so does everyone else

Men have an important role to play in reaching equality, and everyone benefits when they do. Children with involved fathers are happier, healthier, and more successful. Couples who share responsibilities have stronger marriages. Diverse teams and companies produce better results. Leaning in is not just the right thing to do—it’s the smart thing to do.

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There’s simply no substitute for hands-on fathering. Help your kids with their homework, read books with them, talk about their daily experiences and dreams. You don’t have to be perfect—you just have to show up, teach, and play.

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Women—including those who work full time—still do a majority of housework and childcare. Approach your marriage as a true partner. Make decisions as a team and take on your share of household duties.

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Women face an uneven playing field at work. We often underestimate their performance and dislike them when they take the lead. Help level the playing field by pointing out gender bias and advocating for your female coworkers.

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Give your female friends and family members the encouragement and support they need to go for it—and do your part to shatter gender stereotypes and point out inequality when you see it.

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Proud to #LeanInTogether for the women in my life.

Chris Bosh on leaning in for his #1 teammate—his wife

Miami Heat center Chris Bosh shares how he and wife Adrienne built an equal partnership grounded in supporting each other’s careers.

Draymond Green on standing up for the women in his life

Reflecting on the influence of his mother on the man he is today, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green explains why gender equality is so important.

Becky Hammon on her head coach’s support of her NBA coaching career

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon celebrates the coach who supported her along the way to making history as the first woman to coach full-time in the NBA.

Gordon Hayward on embracing his role as a hands-on dad

Father to a new baby, Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward describes his family’s routine and why he’s so active in his daughter’s life.

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