Directory of fatherhood organisations

SAFV Famnet

Offers parenting skills and provides a network of support to parents from different family structures.

Save The Children - UK

Save the Children is an independent organisation in care and protection for children.

Sonke Gender Justice

A non-profit organisation that works across Africa. They believe women and men, girls and boys can work together to resist patriarchy, advocate for gender justice, and achieve gender transformation.

South African Human Rights Commission

The national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.

The Character Company

A mentorship organisation where men and women work together to raise young boys with experiences of absent fathers to have strong values that will impact society in a positive way.

The Fatherhood Project

A research and advocacy intervention promoting fatherhood, initiating debate about how fathers might relate better to their children and researching South African men and their fatherhood role.

The Parent Centre

Equipping parents with effective, healthy parenting skills, so children will be able to reach their full potential and be protected from victimisation and abuse in communities free from violence.

The World Needs a Father

A global movement of fathers committed to building unbreakable families and healthy communities.

UNICEF South Africa

Working to support the government, families and communities in reducing child poverty and improving education, health and child protection for every child.