10 November 2016 | Leave a comment
The Fatherhood Institute is supporting #Walkthetalk, a campaign that calls on men to take a stand and walk the talk for gender equality in the workplace. Our chairman Will McDonald features in a video clip on the #Walkthetalk website and we will be following the campaign, organised by O2 and Greengrass Consulting, with interest. We support the campaign because we need greater support from government and employers, for men to be active, hands-on dads. Without this, women will always be held back in the workplace, and shouldered with most of the responsibility for looking after children. The main way we can bring about change is to reform the structures around parenting, like parenting leave. And because men often hold positions of influence in the workplace, we need men to ‘walk the talk’ by creating workplaces that encourage men and women to share the earning and caring. Read the full story »
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1 May 2016 | 4 comments
Men In The Early Years #MITEY is a campaign the Fatherhood Institute is developing, to help increase the diversity and gender balance of the early years workforce. 
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14 June 2016 | 4 comments
Jeremy Davies writes: When we launched our Fairness In Families Index yesterday, our press release highlighted that ‘UK mums and dads are the worst in the world at sharing childcare’. 
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13 June 2016 | One comment
Jeremy Davies writes: Today we publish the 2016 edition of our Fairness in Families Index #fairnessinfamilies, which uses a basket of measures to compare developed countries’ progress towards gender equality. 
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27 May 2016 | Leave a comment
Fathers’ Story Week is just around the corner – creating an opportunity for schools and early years centres to take part in an annual celebration of fatherhood, from 13-19 June 2016. 
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26 May 2016 | 3 comments
  Bringing Fathers In is a series of smart, punchy, evidence-based information sheets backed up with a series of online research summaries. 
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29 October 2015 | Leave a comment
Are you (or is somebody you know) a first-time father? Researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London, are interested in exploring first-time fathers’ experiences of labour and childbirth. 
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27 July 2015 | Leave a comment
The Fatherhood Institute (UK charity number 1075104) is a small charity that has been working behind the scenes to raise the profile of ‘involved fatherhood’ since 1999. 
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18 June 2015 | 32 comments
Dads who need help agreeing post-separation arrangements, including child contact, can now access a free initial consultation with qualified solicitors, barristers and mediators. 
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2 February 2015 | Leave a comment
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