Where Fathers Mother Their Babies: A Glimpse Into the World's Most Egalitarian Society

Prof. Barry Hewlett has devoted decades to studying the Aka people in Africa, where the fathers are just as caring as the mothers. What can we learn from this pygmy tribe?

When Prof. Barry Hewlett was 23, he went on a grand tour, such as American students take after completing an undergraduate degree. Europe bored him and the...