Father-friendly employment and parenting research in Scotland - Fathers Network Scotland insight and strategic perspective informs Scottish Government

Here at Fathers Network Scotland we take evidence very seriously, commissioning research on father-friendly employment and parenting policy with institutions such as the University of Edinburgh.

We are keen to understand the ever-changing face of modern fatherhood, the challenges of being an involved dad – and how employers, services and families can help.

We’ve made our own studies available here for download, along with links to some interesting research and articles from across this important field. If you want to submit or suggest research to be featured on this page, please contact Fathers Network Scotland.


Working Better With Fathers

The Scottish Government supported Fathers Network Scotland to gather the views and experiences of agencies and individuals delivering children and family services to initiate a dialogue around the needs of fathers and their families.

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