International International

This section of the website covers fatherhood news, policy, research and practice outside the UK, with a focus on the actions of international institutions.

External research » International
22 December 2008
After many months of work, the Cabinet Office has published (18 December 2008) a terrific, detailed statistical picture of family life in Britain today.  
Practice » International
13 September 2008
Immigrant men learn how to broaden paternal role Participants of all ages share concerns about fatherhood as program pioneers shift to mosque May 17, 2008, Andrea Gordon, FAMILY ISSUES REPORTER,Toronto Star* Sagheer Chatta’s children are just preschoolers, but the Pakistani immigrant is bracing himself for "big time" culture clash down the road. 
FI research » International
23 August 2008
The Fatherhood Institute’s extensive review of international evidence about the costs and benefits of active fatherhood can help inform the development of policy and practice. 
External research » International
7 August 2008
The 2008 edition of the International Review of Parental Leave Policies and Research, produced by the International Network on Leave Policies and published for the Network by the Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (DBERR), is now available online. 
FI research » International
7 October 2007
CONTENTS: Introduction The Discourse The Research The Practice Case Studies Research Evidence References INTRODUCTION The Discourse Public discourse implicates fathers in their sons’ antisocial behaviour, in particular through alleged absence as ‘role models’; but also through their perceived inability or unwillingness to set limits on their children’s behaviour – to be a ‘firm hand’. 
Practice » International
16 July 2007
The Fatherhood Institute’s Toolkit for Father-Inclusive Practice helps managers and practitioners meet the strong policy requirements for father-inclusive services coming from the Department for Children, Schools and Families, and elsewhere.