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News, research, policy and practice articles for those working within Muslim communities, relating to fatherhood in Islamic communities, and Muslim fatherhood.

Practice » Muslim fathers
13 October 2014 | Leave a comment
Our Dads’ FAQs feature information and guidance on a range of subjects, and are intended to help fathers who want to play an active role in their children’s lives. 
FI research » Muslim fathers
Practice » Muslim fathers
23 July 2013 | Leave a comment
Young fathers (aged 16-24) are some of the most invisible, marginalised and vulnerable parents in the UK. Many – though by no means all – have grown up in difficult circumstances, are on low incomes or benefits, have few academic qualifications and relatively poor career prospects. 
FI research » Muslim fathers
22 July 2013 | 5 comments
‘For too long, our culture has treated boys who become fathers . . . as detached misfits who are the architects of many of our nation’s problems, rather than seeing these youth for who they really are: young men trying to navigate a complex array of difficult life circumstances that place them at a tremendous disadvantage’ (Kiselica, 2008). 
FI research » Muslim fathers
22 May 2013 | 3 comments
This research summary covers: Levels/trends in fathers’ involvement in schools Fathers v. mothers: involvement in education The care/education ‘nexus’ Fathers’ earnings and education Children’s behaviour at school Brain development Fathering quality and educational attainment Fathers and literacy Fathers v. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
23 April 2013 | One comment
MenCare is a global campaign that aims to engage men as fathers and caregivers, to promote gender equality and family well-being. 
Policy » Muslim fathers
16 February 2013 | One comment
Many policy documents and some legislation require family, health and education professionals to engage with ‘parents’. This should, of course, mean that they engage with fathers as well as mothers – but research show that this tends to happen all too rarely.