4 April 2017
We are delighted to have contributed to a new shared parental leave resource developed by Alliance Manchester Business School, Lancaster University School of Management and work-life balance charity, Working Families, launched to mark the second anniversary of the scheme. The resource, which includes video and written case studies of eight couples who have taken SPL, along with six other themed videos made up of testimonies from the couples, is available now on the Working Families website. A new survey carried out to support the launch found that more than half of dads (52%) would make use of shared parental leave. Of those fathers who said they wouldn’t use the scheme, more than a third said this was because they couldn’t afford to. A quarter of fathers didn’t know about SPL. Read the full story »
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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. 
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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’. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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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. 
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2 February 2015
I get up 5.15am to go and practice my skating at the local rink. Skating takes my mind off of everyday life.