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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.

External research » Muslim 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. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
25 March 2009
Family Rights Group Fathers Matter and Fathers Matter Volume 2 Fatherhood Institute Research Summary: Young Fathers  Fatherhood Institute Toolkit for Father-Inclusive Practice I’m a Better Dad Now published by ContinYou Inter-professional Approaches to Young Fathers by Dr Jane Reeves  Summary of The Transition to Fatherhood in Young Men: influences on commitment: 2002 paper by Quinton, Pollock and Golding Supporting Young Fathers: Examples of Promising Practice by Nigel Sherriff The Prevention Researcher, US journal special issue on teen fathers When Boys Become Parents: adolescent fatherhood in America by Mark S. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
16 March 2009
The ‘Dads’ Guide To…’ cards are A6 sized cards printed on both sides with important messages for dads and male carers about their child’s development and how they can get more involved in their child’s life and learning. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
16 March 2009
Useful organisations The Fatherhood Institute The Fatherhood Institute provides general and specialist training in engaging with fathers, including 1, 2 & 3 day (accredited) courses in working with young fathers. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
13 March 2009
Working with Men in Health and Social Care by B. Featherstone, J. Scourfield and M. Rivett Working with Men in Health and Social Care is a fantastic book which we cannot recommend too highly. 
Practice » Muslim fathers
3 March 2009
Sponsored by The Parenting Fund A major part of the Fatherhood Institute’s mission is to support professionals working with children and families where they interact with fathers and father-figures (including stepfathers, uncles, granddads and others) – and to help them talk about fatherhood and fathers in an informed way with the children, their mothers and other female carers.