8 August 2022
The UK’s parenting leave system is one of the most gender-unequal in the developed world. Its structure – followed by the vast majority of employers across the country – places responsibility for looking after babies, for the entire first year of their lives, firmly in the hands of mothers. 
12 July 2022
Statutory paternity leave and pay in the UK is among the lowest in Europe. The pay rate is lower than the minimum wage, and represents about a quarter of the median pay for a full-time working man (£652 per week). 
30 May 2022
The Fatherhood Institute is conducting the most comprehensive review ever undertaken in Britain, of decades of research into the roles of fathers in families. 
18 May 2020
We have been invited by the House of Commons Petitions Committee, to feed into its exploration of whether or not to extend maternity leave for 3 months in response to the Covid-19 lockdown[1]. 
18 December 2019
At the current rate of progress it will take 99.5 years to close the global gender pay gap, according to a new report from The World Economic Forum – which places the UK 21st (down six places since last year) in the world gender equality league table. 
11 December 2017
Employment law for parents should be overhauled, starting with 3 months’ well-paid “daddy leave”, according to our ground-breaking study Cash or carry, published today.