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Content that focuses on fatherhood in African-Caribbean communities in the UK, of use to anyone working professionally with African-Caribbean fathers and their families.

External research » African-Caribbean fathers
24 June 2009
African-Caribbean fathers should not be viewed as a ‘hard to reach’ group and are passionate about the health and well-being of their children – but there are major barriers to their accessing of services, including: not knowing what services are available negative views and experiences of GP and hospital services the maternal focus of child health services gendered attitudes towards preventative healthcare views, experiences and anticipation of cultural and racial insensitivity. 
Practice » African-Caribbean fathers
22 June 2009
Britain’s dads are more actively involved in their children’s lives than ever before. And we know fathers matter hugely to their children. 
Practice » African-Caribbean fathers
29 May 2009
These wonderful resources for Children’s Centres and other Early Years Services produced by www.dad.info are now being used in a range of ways, to help services fulfil their obligations to reach out to fathers, and to “Think Fathers” in every aspect of their work.  
Practice » African-Caribbean fathers
7 April 2009
You can download this form from the Related Documents section below, and use it to gather information about young dads accessing your service. 
Practice » African-Caribbean fathers
7 April 2009
You can download the form from the Related Documents section below, and use it to give to a "third party" to take home to a dad, and return to the service. 
External research » African-Caribbean fathers
25 March 2009
The Australian Fatherhood Research Network (AFRN) promotes high-quality collaborative research into fatherhood and fathering in Australia by encouraging researchers, academics, managers, practitioners and those developing policy to pay attention to the important roles that fathers play in family and community life.