15 December 2014 | Leave a comment
Almost 10,000 people have already downloaded materials from our Bringing Fathers In #bringingfathersin campaign, 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. We launched the materials last month and are planning some #bringingfathersin Twitter chats in the New Year...so stay in touch and watch this space! Read the full story »
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16 December 2014 | Leave a comment
  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. 
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16 December 2014 | Leave a comment
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. 
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16 December 2014 | One comment
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.  
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16 December 2014 | Leave a comment
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.  
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28 November 2014 | Leave a comment
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. 
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27 November 2014 | Leave a comment
  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. 
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18 November 2014 | Leave a comment
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. 
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16 November 2014 | 3 comments
  Bringing Fathers In is a series of smart, punchy, evidence-based information sheets backed up with a series of online research summaries.