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Pile of Newspapers


We write blogs in connection with our research and policy workstreams - you can access these here

We write for, and are quoted and cited regularly in national, international, and specialist press. Below you will find some examples.

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The Guardian: Fathers have 'unique effect' on children's educational outcomes, study finds

The Guardian reports on the Paternal Involvement & its Effects on Children's Education study, of which we are co-investigators

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The Sunday Times: Dads under pressure - are modern fathers getting a raw deal?

Simon Usborne quoted us and cited our research in a Sunday Times feature about the lack of attention to fatherhood in UK policy

HR Magazine: Government's split paternity leave reform slammed as missed opportunity

HR Magazine reported on our open letter to Secretary of State for Business & Trade, and Minister for Women & Equalities, Kemi Badenoch.

The Guardian: More men want to be stay-at-home dads and better fathers. Why won't politicians help them?

Our Head of Impact & Communications, Dr Jeremy Davies, wrote for the Guardian about the need for policy to catch up with the reality of fathers' experiences and aspirations

The Guardian: Number of stay-at-home dads in UK up by a third since before pandemic

The Guardian quoted our Co-Chief Exec Adrienne Burgess, and cited our research, in its Christmas Day 2022 headline story about changes in fatherhood since the Covid19 pandemic

The Globe and Mail: It took a pandemic to change fatherhood - and for these dads, there's no going back to 'normal'

The Canadian Globe and Mail cited our research on fatherhood during lockdown

The Guardian: Want gender equality? Then fight for fathers' rights to shared parental leave

The Guardian quoted our Co-Chief Exec, Adrienne Burgess, and cited our Fairness in Families Index, in a piece about shared parental leave

The Huffington Post: Maternity services must modernise and take dads seriously

Our Head of Impact & Communications, Dr Jeremy Davies, wrote for the Huffington Post about involving dads being intrinsic to providing the best possible service for mums and babies

Radio 4 Today Programme: Everything works against fathers

Our Co-Chief Exec, Adrienne Burgess, critiqued the shared parental leave scheme on the Radio 4 Today programme

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