26 April 2017
The Fatherhood Institute has joined a coalition of charities and trade unions, to call on the UK's political parties to include policies aimed at promoting involved fatherhood in their election manifestos. The FI is part of the Families and Work Group - an informal coalition of charities and trade unions who work together to collaboratively develop policy thinking and responses. In the run-up to the June 8 election we are calling for meaningful flexibility and job security in the labour market; better support for fathers in the workplace; more help for working mothers and fathers of disabled children; proper employment protection for new and expectant mothers; and access to childcare that makes every family better off working. Read the full story »
Featured, Headline, Practice »
1 May 2016
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. 
Blog, Policy »
3 May 2017
Jeremy Davies writes: Parenting leave experts always knew that Shared Parental Leave (SPL) would disappoint. The international evidence is clear: if governments are serious about encouraging large numbers of fathers to take substantial periods of leave during the baby’s first year (as they should be if they are serious about tackling the gender pay gap and improving children’s outcomes), they need to do two things. 
Blog, News »
14 June 2016
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’. 
Blog »
13 June 2016
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. 
Blog, News »
27 May 2016
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. 
Practice »
26 May 2016
  Bringing Fathers In is a series of smart, punchy, evidence-based information sheets backed up with a series of online research summaries. 
External (non-FI) research »
29 October 2015
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. 
Campaigns »
27 July 2015
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. 
Practice »
18 June 2015
Dads who need help agreeing post-separation arrangements, including child contact, can now access a free initial consultation with qualified solicitors, barristers and mediators.