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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.

FI research » Muslim fathers
3 March 2010
While most of the UK research into the experiences and needs of Muslim fathers has focused on families emanating from Bangladesh and Pakistan, it should be noted that other Muslim cultures are also a major part of British Muslim society as are the growing number of converts. 
Policy » Muslim fathers
1 March 2010
Engaging successfully with fathers requires an interdisciplinary approach; an openness to developing father-inclusiveness across services; oversight by well-trained staff who understand both the importance of father engagement and the sensitivities of bringing men into female dominated services; adequate funding; and an emphasis on evaluation and dissemination of good practice. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
26 February 2010
This is one of a series of guide to help agencies develop father-inclusive services, produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families’ Parenting Implementation Project (PIP), which ran from early 2008 until June 2009. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
26 February 2010
This is one of a series of guides to help agencies develop father-inclusive services, produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families’ Parenting Implementation Project (PIP), which ran from early 2008 until June 2009. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
12 January 2010
This superb evaluation of a high-quality, innovative fathers’ support programme in Turkey, written in an accessible style and with carefully selected detail, is offered by the international Population Council not as a model for replication (although it is packed with good and transferable ideas) but as an example for learning. 
External research » Muslim fathers
11 January 2010
On 3 April, 2009, the Economic and Social Research Council funded a conference at the University of Cambridge: “Gender and Parenting Culture: Intensive Fatherhood?” At the link below, you can read a detailed report of the day, with the links to the left of the page taking you to recordings/presentations.