Building a father-friendly world

We all benefit when dads are empowered as caregivers: women, children, families, employers and society as a whole.

  • NEW CAMPAIGN: IT'S TIME TO #DADUP

    Narrow_Dad_up_Lock_ups_.jpgAfter the award-winning clarion call that was Year of the Dad, we're unleashing a new campaign to continue what we all started. It's time to #DadUp! Let us explain...

    WE HAVE A VISION to inspire and create a truly father-friendly world.

    A world where diversity is celebrated and the nurturing role of fathers is recognised and respected.

    Tired stereotypes trap both genders: what does "Man up" mean in a world where caring and earning are shared responsibilities?

    We all benefit when dads are empowered...

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  • Latest blog posts

    How Separated Parents can #DadUp

    FNFS_BPM_LOGO_-_SQUARE_AT_28JUN17.png“What do you want time off for? You’re divorced aren’t you?” With assumptions like this still abounding for non-resident parents, FAMILIES NEED FATHERS SCOTLAND explains why our #DadUp initiative can offer crucial support.

    Families Need Fathers...

    Funding for Dads' projects!
    Do you work with dads of young children? Would you like funding to extend your work in that direction? Here’s an exciting opportunity for you or your...
    DadUp your Workplace Survey
    Dads! Have you made request to your employer to work in a more family-friendly way? Can you spare 5 minutes to complete our online survey?...

FNS Directory

Welcome to the FNS Directory of father-friendly groups and organisations in Scotland! This is the place to connect with organisations, professionals and volunteer groups working with dads and families across the country.

Looking for a playgroup in your area which welcomes dads? Do you need support, advice or information as...

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