Archive: Fathers Rights

Lord Bates: we are all too conscious of our failures to speak out on the fatherhood issue

Comment: Struggling fathers shouldn't blame themselves

After Father's Day, many of Britain's Dads will be feeling inadequate. Here's why they shouldn't.

Opinion Former Articles

  • ESRC: Fathers find financial crisis hits family life

    Much coverage of the economic downturn has focussed on its immediate impact, yet it is likely to hold long-term implications for family life. A research study 'Changing Lives and Times' funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) at Cardiff University has explored the impact of the financial crisis on the daily lives and future plans of new fathers, finding that several men were making significant life changes.

  • Children's rights under attack

    The NASUWT, the largest teachers’ union in the UK has condemned the Government’s attack on basic civil and human rights, including the right to education.

  • CPAG: Introduction to welfare rights

    This week-long course is aimed at advisers, social workers, probation workers, health and housing workers and others new to welfare benefit advice work. This course is designed to give participants an understanding of the structure of the benefit and tax credit system, ability to identify the issues that may affect entitlement and an appreciation of the importance of advice and advocacy. The emphasis is on tackling benefit questions through case studies, including how to calculate entitlements, and providing participants with the chance to practise using CPAG’s Welfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook.

  • Relentless attacks on workers' rights continue

    The NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union has condemned the continuing and increasing number of attacks on trade unionists and on workers’ rights across the globe at TUC Congress in Manchester.

  • Fathers' rights: Clarke's plan will frame an 'ongoing relationship with both parents' in law.

    Clarke to firm up father's rights

    Campaigners for father's rights celebrated today after the justice secretary unveiled plans to bolster their role following divorce proceedings.

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