A Canadian Single Dad Says He Was Harassed For Taking Paternity Leave In Japan

It's called pata-harain Japan.

Paternity harassment is such a widespread problem in Japanese business culture that even though paternity leave is a legal right, only three per cent of men take it.

And Canadian Glen Wood says he's experiencing pata-hara firsthand. Wood, who's worked at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co. in Japan since 2012, says he suffered through two years of mistreatment after informing his company he was going to become a father and intended to take paternity...

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