State of South Africa's fathers 2018

OUTPUT TYPE: Monograph (Book)
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2018
TITLE AUTHOR(S): W.van den Berg, T.Makusha
KEYWORDS: FATHER-CHILD RELATIONSHIP, FATHERHOOD
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 10434

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Abstract

This is the ???rst issue of an evolving report, planned for publication every three years. It can be used in the development of policy and legislation for families, labour market regulations, educational curricula and other training materials. It can be referenced as a source of expert information for advocacy and community groups, individual families and legislative committees. It contains speci???c recommendations for shifting norms towards gender-equitable parenting, and highlights men???s care giving as an institutional and social priority. The report promotes a nuanced approach to fatherhood for improved support for families in South Africa