Stern father figures and breadwinning Dads are a thing of the past. In recent decades, the role of fatherhood has shifted dramatically. White Ribbon, a group of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls, recently introduced the Involved Father and Gender Equity Project.
The initiative examined the changing role of fathers in society. Men who are more involved in parenting say that it benefits them, their partners, and their children. Here’s how:
Looking for ways to be more involved in your child’s life? Give these bonding tips a try:
Here are some interesting Dad stats to consider from the 2014 White Ribbon survey of 53 Ontario fathers:
Originally published in ParentsCanada magazine, June/July 2014.