Building a father-friendly world

Fathers matter. When they are involved in the life of their children it benefits the child, the family and society as a whole.

  • Building on YEAR OF THE DAD

    Year of the DadResearch overwhelmingly shows how children and women benefit from the positive involvement of fathers.

    So we issued a rallying cry to make 2016 unforgettable as Year of the Dad - a celebration of fatherhood and the importance of fathers in child development and parenting.

    Already, employers and service providers who support dads are discovering a win-win outcome as new shared parenting legislation opens up unprecedented opportunities for equality in both home and workplace.

    And thousands of you signed up to push forward this historic culture-shift.

    Isn't it time the world learned...

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    Join our board!

    familycrophr.jpgDo you want to help build a father-friendly Scotland?

    Fathers Network Scotland (FNS) is seeking to appoint further members to our non-Executive Board as we take this dynamic organisation to the next stage of its development. 

    Dads' Survey - Have Your Say
    Calling All dads! We want to hear about your experiences of fatherhood!  So we’re asking dads and father figures to tell us about their lives through...
    Interviewees needed on fatherhood at work
    We need you! If you're based in Scotland and would be willing to talk about how family-friendly your workplace is, our research associates would love to...

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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