Working with fathers

Teaching first time dads to change nappies

A BBC News story about a midwife in Nigeria who is finding creative ways to support men as they become fathers.

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Discipline to equip, not to punish

Sonke Gender Justice MenCare Facilitator, Suleiman Henry, shares practical tips for dads on disciplining their children.

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When the mind struggles, the body lets you know

Many people are unaware that their persisting physical symptoms may have a psychological cause. It is more common to treat the symptoms with medicine, rather than deal with the real issue.

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The first 1000 days

The first 1000 days of a child’s life, from conception to the age of two, provide a valuable opportunity for a father to get involved. Watch this video to find out more.

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How do boys become men?

The way boys are raised shapes the kind of fathers they become. We explore some of the stereotypes that need to be challenged about how boys and men can and should behave.

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Fathers Matter video

Children thrive when they have an active father figure in their lives. Watch our Fathers Matter video to find out more.

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