Grattan Institute research published today shows the average 25-year-old woman who goes on to have a child can expect to earn A$2 million less by the time she is 70 than the average 25-year-old man who becomes a father. For childless women and men, the lifetime gap is about A$300,000.Read more
Researchers at Ball State, Indiana, say men who take full parental leave are more likely to have lasting relationships.Read more
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Australia has one of the least effective parental leave systems for dads with men accounting for less than 1% of parents who receive leave and benefits, according to a new global study on fatherhood.Read more
Is it time we put more focus on helping new dads to balance work and childcare?Read more
Australia is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to supporting men to be involved fathers, according to new report for the Parents At Work campaign.
Our experiences of fatherhood are one of the key social factors that shape men’s health (see our Framework For A Healthier Future) and “The System” plays a significant role in shaping men’s experiences of being a dad.Read more