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

    Father's Day Survey 2017: What Scottish dads told us

    Childcare.jpgSCOTLAND'S dads want an equal responsibility in caring for their children and are increasingly sharing roles once stereotyped as women’s work, according to Fathers Network Scotland’s dads survey.

    Time and again those polled by FNS in our annual Father’s Day research said they need...

    Meet the future of fatherhood
    To glimpse the future of Scottish fatherhood, take a look at DAVID EARLY. Rejecting outdated gender roles like many in our annual survey, he's pushed...
    How we dreamed up #DadUp
    Our new #DadUp campaign came from an idea first pitched in a competition by students at Napier University. JAMES YATES & SILVIA CUTRERA explain how...

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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