External (non-FI) research »

[16 Dec 2014 ]
  Men in low and middle income countries are generally positive about gender equality – but their participation in household and caregiving tasks remains low, and levels of intimate partner violence are still high, according to a study published in the Men and Masculinities journal. 

Events, Practice »

[16 Dec 2014 ]
This conference, to be held in Manchester on 31 March 2015, will showcase recent research evidence on work with fathers. 

Blog »

[16 Dec 2014 ]
Jeremy Davies writes: Advertising is all around us – it is shaped by, and helps shape, our culture. A lot of the time, advertisers portray dads as ham-fisted, lazy or goon-like, overseen by mums who are all-knowing – the magical glue that holds families together. 

External (non-FI) research, News »

[16 Dec 2014 ]
What was it like being with your partner in the first few hours of her labour? Fathers are often the main support for women during the first hours of labour when they are typically advised to stay at home.  

Blog, Practice »

[16 Dec 2014 ]
Dr Mark Osborn writes: As our European safeguarding project begins to draw towards its close, the results from the different countries are being pulled together.  

Featured, Headline, News, Practice »

[15 Dec 2014 ]
    Almost 10,000 people have already downloaded our Bringing Fathers In #bringingfathersin materials, designed to help professionals from a range of disciplines work in ways that embrace and build on fathers’ vital role in improving children’s outcomes. 

Blog, Featured, Headline »

[1 Dec 2014 ]
Jeremy Davies writes: If you missed it, you can listen here to our joint chief executive Adrienne Burgess on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning, talking about the introduction of shared parental leave. 

Blog »

[28 Nov 2014 ]
Jeremy Davies writes: Nick Clegg has been making headlines in recent months as a stalwart advocate of parents sharing the responsibility for hands-on caring. 

Blog, Practice »

[27 Nov 2014 ]
  One of the points we stress in our work is the importance of actively using the ‘F’ word (Father) in any letters, posters, papers, briefings, tender documents or other communications you produce. 

Blog »

[18 Nov 2014 ]
Jeremy Davies writes: Two years ago the Fatherhood Institute published a global research review which identified and explored the evidence on parenting and other programmes’ promotion of father-involvement in the first eight years of children’s lives.