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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to take two of paternity leave following the of his daughter. This sends a message to all would-be fathers to get in the earliest of their life. Zuckerberg is only taking of the time Facebook grants to male employees for paternity leave. Nevertheless, it sets a positive example to men worldwide on the of fatherhood. The Facebook CEO wrote on his own Facebook page: "This is a very personal . Studies show that when working parents take time to be with their newborns, are better for the children and families." He added: "We're excited to start this next stage in our lives."

Over the past few , more and more companies have been giving men paid paternity leave. However, many men appear somewhat to take advantage of this benefit. Technology companies are often in the of looking after employees, but even their male employees have been hesitant to utilise the . Many male workers prefer to continue working out of of falling behind on projects or missing out on . Just 2 per cent of businesses in the UK reported a increase in the amount of paternity leave taken recently. Chris Parke, an employment from London, offered some advice for men who were unsure about taking paternity leave: "Be ," he said.

 
 

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