Carlos Rojas, who was part of a group campaigning for more men to take paternal leave, in Stockholm, Sweden, Jun 2, 2010. In 2015, Sweden added a third month of paid leave for fathers, in part to increase gender equality. Casper Hedberg/The New York Times

Men are caregivers, too, in Biden’s plan

Compared with its peers, the US has little in the way of family policy, but where it exists, it has mostly treated men and women the same. The Democrats’ plan would cement that